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Patience

One of my biggest failings is patience – or rather lack of it. And so often it is my impatience which causes things to fail, because people think I’m interfering, get irritated with my questions and ideas, and in the end walk away, frustrated. 125 more words

Reflections

Respecting All Things that God has Made

The Book of Common Prayer gives us an important focus for Lent by starting the collect for the Ash Wednesday Eucharist with “Almighty and everlasting God, you hate nothing you have made and forgive the sins of those who are penitent.” So often, we blame the material world for our sins and then hate what God has made which God also loves. 231 more words

Peace

SelfControl: The App That Will Save Your Life

So, finals (midterms, if you are on the semester system) are approaching and their presence has begun to cast a massive black shadow over your head. 714 more words