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the wild rose

This is a poem I came across in a book I’m reading that resembles how I feel about T.  It’s a poem Wendell Berry wrote for his wife: The Wild … Continue reading

October 16, 2010 · 1 Comment

we are more than conquerors

Caffeine keeps me from sleep.  Dark chocolate, red velvet cupcake, generic strawberry soda, Chinese puer tea.  My hard boiled egg wasn’t cooked all the way, and I made the mistake … Continue reading

August 31, 2010 · 1 Comment

our desire to love

Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob, who turned the rock into a pool, the hard rock into springs of … Continue reading

August 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

intimate place of rest

An email from Blazing Fire Church (their emails are always encouraging and in line with whatever I’m thinking about at the moment): Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing! Blazing … Continue reading

August 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

henri nouwen on intimacy

I’ve been reading Seeds of Hope, a Henri Nouwen Reader my friend sent me recently.  I love his insights and how he writes about spirituality.  Some of his conclusions are … Continue reading

August 3, 2010 · 2 Comments

a response to my devotional

Lord, we want to be a church that fixes our eyes upon your face, away from the distractions of how we were wronged, the way things should be, and the … Continue reading

July 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

stepping stones

Stepping stones . . . I’m a girl hopping across the sea, stepping gingerly on the backs of ancient sea turtles that emerge from the water one by one.  Their … Continue reading

April 16, 2010 · 3 Comments