Monthly Archives: September 2015

No Excuses Please

Mushrooms grow in the oddest places. They do not make excuses for showing up in the least expected spots. They just do. We should be as committed to showing up in the hard places, sometimes the dark spaces, of life. … Continue reading

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Archangels Await

I am a believer in angels and I make no apologies for that. This day celebrates three archangels that I have been praying to daily for months now: St. Michael, protect me; St. Raphael, heal me; St. Gabriel, bring good … Continue reading

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A Rare Rising

I have been thinking quite a bit about the skinned knees of God who is yoked to us and falls with us in our attempts in life. Over the weekend I picked up Brene Brown’s latest book again and found … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Dodging the slings and arrows of those around us can be frustrating. In Numbers 11, Joshua, who is one of the chosen men by Moses, comes like a kid on the playground to his teacher, when he hears the news … Continue reading

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Resting Angels

Remember also, Lord, your servants, who have gone before us with the sign of faith and rest in the sleep of peace. Grant them, O Lord, we pray, and all who sleep in Christ, a place of refreshment, light and … Continue reading

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Foggy September Morning

I awoke to this view this morning and felt the weight of the fog.  I used to struggle with September; there were too many sad anniversaries that created a brain fog and heavy heart. My dear friend Ginny, an amazing … Continue reading

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Hope and Healing

Pope Francis is visiting the United States this week. Today he addressed the Congress and created quite a stir. What do you say to a group of politicians in these troubled times? I suppose he could have talked for hours … Continue reading

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