Tag Archives: longing

Saoirse

Listen to this:  “Saoirse”, The Gloaming     (Cover of The Gloaming’s 2013 self-titled album, photo titled “Passage” by by Robert and Shana Parke Harrison) The official album info on the The Gloaming website says that this song “speak[s] to the … Continue reading

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Drawn

  Prayer, the expression of our desire for God and our relationship with God, is not something we control, it is what we are drawn to. Ann Lewin

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Hope?

So it is the first Advent Sunday today. I did hang a paper star in the window. I decorated a little tree. And I keep thinking that I don’t feel at all “Christmassy”. I don’t feel at all filled with … Continue reading

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River

Down by the river, under the trees, love waits for me to walk from the journeying years of my time and arrive. I part the leaves and they toss me a blessing of rain. ….. The river stirs and turns, … 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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Creeping into God

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Our need of Him is but an echo of His need of us.” Abraham Heschel “I strain toward God; God strains toward me. I ache for God; God aches for me. Prayer is mutual…

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There Is Someone I Must Become

“My loneliness attracts me to the feet of Jesus. Like a magnet I am drawn there, longing to be all one with God. The separateness I keep choosing makes me desperately homesick, and so I am willing, at last, to … Continue reading

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