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The Border: I AM Right There

This morning I read a Facebook post by someone sharing their views about the immigration crisis. I have a picture of my daughter Christina’s birthmother on my log in screen, so every time I step up to write, there she is. 385 more words

Spiritual Formation

How we got sucked into live-tweeting at conferences

Me: “My name is Carolyn, and I live-tweet at conferences . . .”

You (all together now):  “Hello, Carolyn!”

Yes, dear readers, I’m talking about the obsessive practice of live-tweeting to your Twitter followers those awkward little bits and pieces of a speaker’s presentation at conferences, meetings or major events. 1,876 more words

Anti-social Media

Found: The Toxic Terms Scrubbed from the Web

I was intrigued by a huge run-up in views of the most popular exposition I’ve written, without any explanation known to me.  I went to its… 3,348 more words

Obamanation Posts & Replies

Ava's Running Late

The years had breezed by but it wasn’t long enough. Ava came because Aunt Lou had called, her voice husky with cigarette smoke. She agreed they had seen one another in Chicago three years ago but she wanted her niece to visit “before I head out to to the store and never return”. 2,255 more words

Will of God: knowing, preparing for, and doing it

Luke 12:47: And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. 1,790 more words


Rule 9: Your Answers Lie Inside You


The answers to Life’s questions lie inside you.
All you need to do is look, listen and trust.

A brief word here regarding meditation. 1,897 more words

Commentary - Modern Times

Awkward Invite Sent

I did what I never do.  I reached out to this girl who is kind of local but not really.  About two years ago she was at a park with her girlfriend.   1,838 more words