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Hope, Depression, Healing, Community (Anniversaries and All Saints)

I woke up this morning thinking about hope, about depression, about healing, and about community.  Big topics for early in the morning, but understandable given that today is not only All Saints Day, but also the tenth anniversary of a … Continue reading

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My tattoos are mocking me

It should surprise exactly no one who knows me that my theology and faith are influenced by the time I spent in charismatic churches.  It should be equally unsurprising to you to hear that I have a rather strong sensitivity … Continue reading

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Carrying Two Traditions

I sat down this morning and wrote the first half of a very different post, letting words flow from a moment of clarity and inspiration, but as the day wore on it seemed that that was not the post I … Continue reading

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Breaking the News

I accidentally blurted out the news that I’m planning to join the Catholic Church next Easter to my mom a couple of days ago.  I may be 30 years old, but the opinion of my parents is still important to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Challenging Weekend

This week of vacation/retreat time has been rough.  All of the challenges that were easily masked in the busyness of life when school is in session hit hard.  Most prominent in my thoughts was the sense of isolation and loneliness … Continue reading

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Wry Laughter

I got an email this morning that reminded me of this cartoon – one I first wrote about in a different blog space several years ago now. Spotting this cartoon from ASBO Jesus elicited a form of wry laughter as … Continue reading

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Coming Home?

I’ve been staring at the “Add New Post” screen for a while, wondering what it is that I want to say in this space today. I struggle sometimes with feeling that this space doesn’t reflect the positives that I’m feeling in … Continue reading

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