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A Pearl of Wisdom by Nadia Bolz-Weber

I love the following quote from Nadia Bolz- Weber. There is great substance in it and the possibility for transformation, if we can hear it and remain open. “The truth does crush us, but the instant it crushes us, it … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

The following is from a daily reflection from inwardoutward.org, a ministry of “The Church of the Savior.” The daily reflections are thoughtful and stimulating. I share the one from today because it strikes a cord with me and I hope … Continue reading

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Gazing into the Mirror of our own Soul

Gazing into the Mirror of our own Soul.

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Welcome to the Human Race – An Ash Wednesday Sermon, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Originally posted on Interrupting the Silence:
A couple of years ago I was talking with a women who is and has been for many years my therapist, counselor, mentor, and teacher all rolled into one. I told her that I…

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The Transforming Nature of Stories

People’s stories have always drawn me in. When I was young I loved reading people’s biographies more than anything. When I was ten, I remember reading about Jim Thorpe,  Amelia Earhart, Harriet Tubman, Florence Nightingale, and George Washington Carver.  Each … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Really See?

Sometimes as we move through our routines, our tasks, and our days, we  miss so much of what is before us, because we are focused on what is beyond us. How many moments have we missed, because we were not … Continue reading

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Examen Prayer

The Prayer of Examen is a meaningful Ignatius prayer that is often prayed daily as one reviews their day. At this link below it is offered as a way to review the last year as we begin 2015. I commend … Continue reading

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Advent Listening

Listening. The scriptures of advent centered on listening. God listened to the cries of the people and designed a new way. The Spirit listening hovered and filled. Jesus listened and came to us, living among us, as one of us, … Continue reading

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Advent

I so love this by Richard Rohr. A deepening awareness of Christ coming to us in each moment. Truly this is Emmanuel, God with us. Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation Presence The Always Coming Christ Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Jesus said … Continue reading

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