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"You Raise Me Up"

“When I am down and oh my soul so weary. When troubles come and my heart burdened be. When I am still and wait here in the silence, until you come and sit a while with me. 731 more words


House of Bread

Saturday, I baked bread. Life goes on.

There is something soothing about plunging my hands into bread dough, kneading, shaking on more flour, filling my cupped hand with olive oil, and kneading again, turning the bowl, kneading again until the dough, elastic smooth, is ready to rise. 146 more words


The Father did NOT abandon Jesus

There was never a time when Jesus was separated from His Father. Does that surprise you? If you understand what you were taught about the atonement, it probably does, like it did me when I first saw this. 1,096 more words


Lie #24: Scars

We all have battle wounds from this thing we call life. We all carry evidence of our experiences—good and bad. Sometimes they are physical marks, like that half-inch white scar at the tip of my right eyebrow from falling into the corner of a dresser drawer when I was four. 908 more words

The Lies

Cultivating the Garden of Friendship

In a recent post I expressed my belief that the world is an entropic chaos tending toward death, and that in rebelling against this we can make beauty, which the all-devouring nature of the void requires that we make again and again. 1,610 more words