Tag Archives: Spirituality

Monks with Brooms

The newspaper headline caught my eye last Thursday, because it sounded like the set-up to a late-night comedy sketch: “Monks brawl with brooms in Bethlehem.” This has to be a joke, I thought. Just one year ago, I spent a … Continue reading

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Emmanuel

Last week, I purchased the Blu-ray edition of “Planet Earth.” We’d missed the series when it originally aired in the U.S. because at that time, I was still nursing my firstborn and was such a bleary, exhausted mess, the entire … Continue reading

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Candles in Hurricanes

On a mid-summer evening in 1967, a healthy, active 17-year-old girl named Joni dove off a cliff into too-shallow waters, instantly breaking her neck. She survived, but she would never again move her legs, or her hands. She would never … Continue reading

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Needing Truth – ATCL

It is no secret, to my faithful readers, that I love learning, and information. Perhaps a little more than is strictly appropriate. Actually, “love” might not quite be a strong enough word. Nevertheless, there are many times, especially when the … Continue reading

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And I’m Worth It

I remember so vividly the moment I first realized that my worth as a human being had nothing to do with my performance as one. It was a moment that changed everything. Growing up in a volatile religious household, I’d … Continue reading

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When Dreams Don’t Come True

Presenting…my first-ever cameo guest post! A few months ago, wanting to reference Sally Ride in a post I was writing, I Googled “first female U.S. astronaut” – only to discover that Sally Ride does not hold that distinction. And I … Continue reading

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ATCL – Glamour Girl

You know how they say “opposites attract”? Well, sometimes it’s true – and such is the case with me and my Drama Queen friend, Jenny. She puts the pizazz in Christianity, and I talk about her today over at All … Continue reading

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