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December Reflections 04 Red

Yay! Here comes Susannah Conway and her blog prompts—this time it’s December Reflections—to inspire me to blog again. Today’s theme is RED. But this post is about my true-blue colors. Thank God for Glennon Melton at Momastery. Seriously. She’s smart and humble and brave and faith-filled and has to medicate her mental illness and take a night […]

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John O'Donohue, On Being

The August Break: Nine

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 09. Earth I listened to a breathtaking episode of On Being tonight, an interview with Irish poet and philosopher John O’Donohue, entitled The Inner Landscape of Beauty The Irish poet and philosopher John O’Donohue was beloved for his book Anam Ċara, Gaelic for “soul friend,” and […]

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The August Break: Six

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 06. Surprises   Today’s post was “supposed” to be on the theme of “notebooks,” but a surprise this morning became my inspiration instead. One egg shell from Hogs Back Farm, our CSA, revealed two yolks when I broke it into the saucepan. As I’ve mentioned in a […]

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A hummingbird came to play

It’s a perfect June day. And this morning, a hummingbird came to play. First it flew past my flower pots and I watched it with wonder, because I’ve never seen one in my yard. Not ever. Then as I pondered its meaning—quietly asking God what I am to absorb from this sighting—it appeared behind me, nearly […]

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among trees

Among trees

I went to a friend’s northwoods cabin in Wisconsin this weekend. I needed to breath the air being purified and renewed, minute by minute, in the woods. There was an undeniable sense of the sacred among these pines, and I was clarified by their presence. I stood in their circle and allowed God to infuse […]

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