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100 Questions: 11-20

11. What did your father teach you? What it’s like for a relationship to break beyond repair. 12. What did your mother teach you? To not build my life from what everyone expects of me, from what I think I … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up Joy For Lent

Do the opposite. Look for joy. Lent is a time of renewal, after all. Do you enjoy the relationships in your life? Relationships with friends and family, your relationship with God, and your relationship with yourself? Do you enjoy living?  Do you … Continue reading

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Love

I started out with the guilt-shame-fear image of God that was presented to me when I grew up, and am living my way into the God who is love now. And it’s been a huge gift, this transformation. It takes … Continue reading

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Purpose

Originally posted on welcome to my little piece of quiet:
I’m going to make everything around me beautiful – that will be my life. -Elsie de Wolfe

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Dealing With Destructiveness

A few years ago, I was in a short-lived and long-regretted relationship with someone I thought I knew quite well, only to then discovered that I had no idea who I was dealing with. It was partly a mistake in judgment … Continue reading

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How is Your Heart Doing?

“In many Muslim cultures, when you want to ask them how they’re doing, you ask: in Arabic, Kayf haal-ik? or, in Persian, Haal-e shomaa chetoreh? How is your haal? What is this haal that you inquire about? It is the transient … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

This is always the invitation. I may get tired of dragging all my “inner luggage” to God, and dropping it there, time after time after time, and so often the same stuff, and feeling as if nothing changes with some of … Continue reading

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