Tag Archives: beauty

pain

“ Love keeps us in the present , inviting us to wholeness by blocking our flight into places of false safety.” -Jan Meyers    Listening to Love today is one of those days it’s hard to be present. it hurts to … Continue reading

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wild

holding my hands open has never come easy to me. or naturally either. i’ve been suspicious as long as i can remember and i often find myself holding my breath, waiting for the other shoe to drop. i don’t fully … Continue reading

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redemption

Do not call to mind the former things, or ponder the things of the past. Behold, I will do something new, now it will spring forth. Will you not be aware of it ? I will even make a roadway … Continue reading

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leaving

she sat by the door- waiting to go on a journey somewhere she’d never been. there wasn’t much need for suitcases, because she couldn’t take much with her. she didn’t really want to leave, but at the same time, was … Continue reading

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reckon

do you ever wonder how we can find our way back to praise when life has yielded a gutting loss ? when we are left empty-handed.  when fear and the despair of grief are pulling hard on our shirt tails. … Continue reading

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underneath

” we cannot attain the presence of God.  We’re already totally in the presence of God.  What’s absent is awareness.”                           – Richard Rhor  Everything Belongs do you ever … Continue reading

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parts

” Despite all,  I shall always return for more,  for I can think of no other place that soothes as it rankles me, crushes yet caresses me, and no place I hold higher.  Times spent on Silver Creek are mercifully … Continue reading

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nearness

this hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil.  Where Jesus entered as a forerunner for us,  having become a high priest forever according to the … Continue reading

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receiving

For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return there without watering the earth, and making it bear and sprout, and furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater; so shall My … Continue reading

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beginnings

so this week we took our youngest daughter to college.                                                             we stuffed all of her belongings into our SUV,  decorated the dorm room, paid the tuition, took a selfie and off we went.  it stung like hell as i fought … Continue reading

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