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On Fixin' Up 'n Prettifyin'

The peeling brown paint on the railing of our back deck wasn’t the only problem with it. It was small, unshaded and poorly-built. Its 2 x 8 top rail became a large eye-level obstruction to the view of our backyard whenever we sat at the dining room table indoors. 766 more words


[NB] Gnostic Illumination

I have talked about a gnostic sensibility of discontent as a way to think of gnosticism from a ‘big tent’ perspective. That’s useful for discussion, but the movement toward practice demands a somewhat narrower articulation of the term. 558 more words


it is already yours. go get it.

“Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it’s realistic or not.”

― Deepak Chopra

As I grow, I’m understanding more, when it comes to your life’s purpose, there’s no reward in playing it safe. 266 more words


Grace for This Day

“You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’ You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.”

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Fighting for Contentment

One of the hardest things for both of us out here is to reconcile where the Lord has us to what we feel like we should/could/want to be doing. 1,006 more words


There is a time when the past is so painful, it is never spoken. This is the foundation for so much grief, sadness, misery, loneliness, regret. 119 more words


I'm Done

I’m tired of laying down and not being able to fall asleep.  I’m tired, but at the same time I’m wide awake.  If I’m up all night then I don’t know what I’d do.  84 more words

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