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The Grace of Solitude

“Fellowship with Christ is a table only for two — set in the wilderness. Inwardness is not a gaudy party, but the meeting of lovers in the lonely desert of the human heart. There, where all life and fellowship can … Continue reading

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End of Holiday Occupations…

What am I doing today? Searching for jobs in Germany. More decisively so than I have, ever… The thought has occurred to me in the last days that if I have the courage to go to Paris on my own, … Continue reading

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Leipzig

I have no idea what I’ll be writing about, really. What is Leipzig to me? It’s a recent conversation with a friend about why I’m not in Germany, and why there is the possibility again of returning. Talking of feeling … Continue reading

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Momentous Change

Suddenly, the door is wide open. And I feel like I have a home again. A mother.  It is an unusual moment of positive change happening that feels so enormous that it takes time to be processed and ‘digested’. I … Continue reading

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Prayer Is…

Prayer is…walking towards an open gate Prayer is…finding solace in the company of God Prayer is…hearing the good, the true, the valid Prayer is…coming home Prayer is…where I hope to spend most of my time Prayer is…a happiness Prayer is…what … Continue reading

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Coming Home?

For quite a while now, and for the first time since I left Germany, I have been feeling homesick. And I have this voice in me that says, “I want to go home. Please, can I go home now?”  It’s a … Continue reading

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Faith & Relaxation…

Catholic theologian James Allison [talked] about how we think faith is about striving – keeping parameters, calling people out for not having it right, spiritual practices, doctrinal purity… whatever – but that really faith is about relaxing. Specifically, relaxing in … Continue reading

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