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In Which We Talk About 'Longing'

One year ago I wrote a piece called “An Unappeased Yearning to Return.” The piece was based on the roots of the word ‘nostalgia.’

The responses were beautiful – thoughtful, poignant, true. 1,193 more words

Third Culture Kid

The Bright Light of Day {Can I Stand the Heat?}

During Holy Week I heard a lot about being in the dark. From speakers, priests, books I’m reading. Dark, dark, dark.

Barbara Brown Taylor spoke about how she thinks some folks spend too much time focused on “full solar spirituality,” neglecting entirely the darker side. 279 more words

Writing

Easter Sunday: It Starts In The Dark


I didn’t feel like hearing anything this weekend.

Especially my own voice. It wasn’t for lack of trying…to do the podcast. I’ve written down some thoughts that I’ll likely vocalize after Easter but I spiraled down into a bit of darkness these last fast days and decided to stay there. 670 more words

Spirituality

Palm Sunday: Awakenings and Hosannas

Listening to the Pray-As-You-Go podcast this Palm Sunday morning in the midst of demands for strawberries and Cheerios, Wild Kratts, and fights over the trains, I picked up the words of St. 1,010 more words

Spirituality

March Reading List

 

1. Leaving Church by Barbara Brown Taylor. I feel like I read this book at exactly the right time. It’s been on my shelf for years, but this month I finally got around to reading it. 367 more words

Books

Speak Lord, Your Servants are Listening

During this season of Lenten pilgrimages and heightened interest in spiritual practices, I find myself drawn to Barbara Brown Taylor’s wonderful little text, When God is Silent… 357 more words

Religion/Spirituality

The Right Answer - Barbara Brown Taylor

Pada kesempatan kali ini, kami mengajak kawan-kawan sekalian mendengarkan khotbah dari Barbara Brown Taylor.

Silakan saksikan dulu videonya sebagai berikut (durasi 16:07)

Beberapa catatan:

– Bacaan firman Tuhan: Luke 10: 25-37. 119 more words

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