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For She Will Hide Me

I haven’t written anything particularly ‘introspective’ about vocation in some time… Perhaps it’s the winter, inner and outward hibernation… Waiting…  I still will not be writing much, so perhaps this is just noticing that there have been new things, surprising changes… … Continue reading

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Faith

1 As the deer longs for the water brooks, • so longs my soul for you, O God. 2 My soul is athirst for God, even for the living God; • when shall I come before the presence of God? 3 My tears … Continue reading

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To Be

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Crossing Lines

The gaze is unafraid of crossing lines  Imagination leaps ahead Yearning sets one foot across, restrained by reason hanging on its heel, reason, who draws all lines, who wants to know before taking a risk, reason, who secretly hopes to be convinced otherwise, who dithers, … Continue reading

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Arrival in the Desert

  Never be in a hurry. Do not expect to hear God’s word immediately on your arrival in the desert. You must wait in silence. Your whole being should be an attitude of listening. All other activities should be subordinated … Continue reading

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When Life Gets Complicated. A Few Things That Might Help

1. Talk things over with friends and family, with whoever you feel is best. Someone who listens, reassures and gives you space to rest and figure it all out. (Do not talk things through with people who will try to solve this … Continue reading

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Stand By Me

Most people can and must come to life in their own way and time, and if we try to help them by hastening the process, we end up doing harm. […] When we understand that our efforts to help other … Continue reading

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