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A mindul afternoon lifts the fog and brings calm

I had several hours of calm and clearness today.  Not seconds or minutes, but hours.  That is significant, and unexpected.  But it happened.  I had a few hours of not despising myself, or feeling guilty for this or that.  580 more words


Darkness, can I learn to live in it?

Some people have rough lives.  The shit just never stops.  The darkness is perpetual.  The hurting never stops.  I have a few of these people in my life.  1,019 more words


One Life

16 November 2014 sermon — Matthew 25:14-30

DISCLAIMER: I believe sermons are meant to be heard. They are the word proclaimed in a live exchange between God and the preacher, and the preacher and God, and the preacher and the people, and the people and the preacher, and the people and God, and God and the people. 1,901 more words


November's Rhythm

Listening to the beat within and diving deeper into the pulse of all the things. Observing November’s rhythm – which is calling for new eyes to notice all the shifting altars. 110 more words

Honoring The Medicine

Barbara Brown Taylor: Round Two


Barbara Brown Taylor returns to the show to discuss why she will not watch her interview with Oprah, who would play her in a movie,  introverted pastors, disappointment with God, transformation and translation, worrying and praying, the troubling word “sin” and… 6 more words

Newsworthy With Norsworthy Podcast

The one with another good book

Yesterday I finally started Barbara Brown Taylor’s An Altar in the World, a book I’ve wanted to read since the moment I first heard about it. 715 more words


Sermon: Discipleship in God's Darkness

Matthew 25:14-30

“As for this worthless slave, throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” – Matthew 25:30… 1,415 more words