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February. The Shadow. Grace. A tale of release!

These frigid temperatures and the immense amount of effort involved in shoveling, making sure pipes don’t freeze, animals and children are safe and cars are maintained is nothing short of exhausting and draining. February is a challenging month for the winter season just seems never ending and despite hot...

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Everything is Holy Now

    In my middle years, I move farther away from certainty about God to fall deeper into the mystery of it all.  I sing, praise, dance, cry, plead, rage and wrestle my way into mystery. I remember a life  changing conversation many years back with a retired Methodist...

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The Familiarity of Fear

It starts as this pinprick.  The insidious nature of fear as it freezes the body and at the same time makes the heart pump furiously to send all the blood away from the organs to the outer extremities. It can happen so suddenly that it feels like someone punched...

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Healing and Hope

Healing is a process. Forgiveness is a process. Spiritual author Jeff Brown eloquently speaks of forgiveness that rises organically as being real and deeply rooted rather than the willing of forgiveness which to me feels grim and determined and sometimes carries strings that are attached. In my own experience...

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Trust and Allow

  The past few months this phrase is what has kept my feet fully planted on the earth, my heart open and my spirit in seeking mode. I love living in the questions and in the depths of exploration of trust, even in my self perceived free spirited existence,...

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