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A year off?? Doesn’t feel like it!

Looks like I took a year off! I looked back on my notes along the way, and noticed that I have written practically no notes for nearly a year.  This has been an extraordinary year. It is now just about over, and … Continue reading

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Entering into the story

Do we not all want to become shepherds and catch sight of the angel? I think so. Without the perspective of the poor, we see nothing, not even an angel. When we approach the poor, our values and goals change. The child … Continue reading

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Splinters & Crosses

Lord, keep us from making crosses out of the splinters of discomfort in our lives. Help us recognize the true crosses you call us to bear, those whose weight lends to the freedom and provision of others. Amen. Kyril and … Continue reading

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Lord of My Heart

Lord of my heart, give me vision to inspire me that, working or resting, I may always think of you. Lord of my heart, give me light to guide me that, at home or abroad, I may always walk in … Continue reading

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A brother asked Abba Poemen …

… to comment on the text, “Do not repay evil for evil.”  Abba Poemen replied, “Emotions function in four stages: first in the heart, second in facial expressions, third in speech, and fourth in action.  If your heart is pure, … Continue reading

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My Trust by Alan Creech

I ran into this post as I was clicking links on blogs I am reading these days. I wanted to share it because I could have (should have) wrote this very blog post! – Keith My Trust My trust is … Continue reading

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