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Knock, knock, are you there?

Where are you, right now in this moment? Are you in your body, or in your mind?
Are you aware of your breathing, the touch of fabric against your skin, the sounds, colors and scents around you?  370 more words



Today we turn the page to Mark 11: 1-10 and find a glorious path strew with the fronds of Phoenix Dactylifera. Fronds of the Judean date palm that foreshadow the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ. 247 more words



I just read this article about the generosity of God:


And it reminded me of a conversation I had had about how hard it can be to ‘get’ the love of God. 87 more words

Follower Of Him

Not Giving Up on Faith

Safari is not ready to give up, nor does he appreciate all the squirts of natural meds going into his throat several time a day. Yet, I think he is getting used to it. 618 more words


The Privilege of Service

I’ve stalled as long as I can tonight at the Single Mom Support Group. I’ve set up dinner. I got the childcare volunteers brought up to speed. 604 more words

The Sparrow's Nest Maternity Home

Show Me the Money!

When I was in Washington DC, people consistently asked me if I had any Indonesian currency. Money says a lot about a country–the images and words printed on legal tender remind citizens daily of a nation’s ideals. 518 more words

Peace Corps

Treasures of grace

I do not live by planning with earthly wisdom. I live by the grace of God. My conscience is an organ of my faith: it determines whether I live by the world’s wisdom or the word of God. 318 more words