Category: faith

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Now, Right Now

It’s hard — so hard. When you fear your world is about to turn upside-down, and there’s nothing you can do but pray and wait. When you think perhaps the inevitable is happening now. When your heart cries out, “I’m not ready for this!” but your head tells you, “you’ll never be ready.” When the practical mixes with the unimaginable. It’s hard. Photo courtesy … Read More Now, Right Now

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One Step

When I find myself overwhelmed with all I face in the day ahead, I tend to stop, and do nothing. Nothing at all. There is too much, I can’t take it all in, so I do nothing. One step forward…I feed the cats. Another step or two…take a shower, brush my teeth, pull together the day’s clothing. Is everything clean? Yes. Does it still … Read More One Step

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The Simple Truth

My high school French teacher challenged us one day to “write about why you believe — or don’t believe — in God.” We were cautioned not to recite our church’s theological platform, but to give our own heartfelt reasons for our belief. All in French, of course. Well, easier for me to translate a simple thought from the heart than any complex theological belief … Read More The Simple Truth

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