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O God, be not far from me – Lent day 45

There’s a lot of suffering in the world.  I’m not talking about your four year old begging you to listen to a Dora the Explorer album for the hundredth time.  I’m talking about real anguish.  Spiritual suffering is something every human … Continue reading

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Home Alone – Lent day 38

I’m not for sure if the people who put together the list of words to photograph/write about have a sense of humor or not, but here is how the past two days’ topics are listed: home alone How could you … Continue reading

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Crickets and that awkward silence – Lent day 28 (silence)

Crickets…crickets…crickets. I wish I could make that crickets sound every time there was an awkward silence. Don’t you hate awkward silences?  I do, although there are times when I revel in them simply because I find some awkward situations humorous. … Continue reading

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Settle – Lent day 5

Today my daughter bugs and bugs and bugs me to let her go on a bike ride.  Well, I don’t want to go on a bike ride.  I am tired, my stomach didn’t feel very good this morning, I’ve got seven books … Continue reading

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Return – Lent day 2

Return – This is the theme for today in Rethink Church’s Lenten photo challenge where you to reflect on that day’s topic. Here’s my picture for today. A return to my relationship with God is what pops into my head.  Lent … Continue reading

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Everything’s rosie

Confession: I used to be someone who people would want to label as fundamentalist.  I still believe that there are fundamental things that are 100% true, things that all humans fundamentally know (whether they admit it or not, conciously or not, … Continue reading

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