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Riding Emotional Waves

Sometimes emotion comes in waves, threatening to overwhelm us. What can we do to support ourselves through these times? Here are my top 10 tried and tested ideas, in no particular order: 1,031 more words


bare footed on the sand. a poem.

My second novel, Then Sings My Soul, released in stores and online yesterday. The story is about a man at the end of his life and his daughter struggling to care for him, the two of them also struggling to make sense of the pain and shame in their lives. 176 more words


Meet the Team 2015

Welcome Back Kingdom Builders! Our 2015 Belize Team is getting excited for another journey of building community in Belize! For some, this year will be their first trip to Belize!

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Ordinary Saints

none are so tender
as those who shed tears
for the pain of a child
for suffering innocence

none are so selfless
as those who give succor… 70 more words


Meditations on the Passion — VIII — Our Lord's Hands are Bound.


My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am utterly unworthy to appear before Thy sacred countenance. 2,036 more words

Lent Devotions

Our actions

Not what you are, but what you do is the self.

The self appears in your deeds,

and deeds always mean relationships.

Jung, Seminar on Nietzsche’s Zarathustra

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If Death Were a Woman

This poem grabbed me.  I wasn’t thinking about Death, but the beauty of the words — the possibility of it — captured my imagination today. 351 more words