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The isolation of an alien

1977, immigrant 15 year old, starts school, alien culture… However, I spoke the language, wanted to join in and not be the stereotype in the corner, so I made a go of it. 932 more words


The work of happiness

“I thought of happiness how it is woven
Out of the silence in the empty house each day
And how it is not sudden and it is not given… 214 more words


Try Listening Without Judging

When people complain it doesn’t always mean that they expect you to fix the problem. They may just want a shoulder to cry on and someone to lean on in times of need.   41 more words


Summer Stories 2

I am great at packing as long as I can bring everything with me. If that means checking two bags instead of one, or jamming an extra pair of shoes and another sweater into my personal item so my carry on isn’t too heavy, I will be fine. 704 more words


I whisper unto thee

Fleeting sorrow from my inner sake
As tears subside from my windowpane
Joyous raptures upon thy heart’s frame
What dearest name does thy hope sing… 16 more words

Paper: The Difference Bhaskar's Philosophy of Meta-Reality Makes for Post-Secular Holism and the Makings of Holiness, by Dudley Alexander Schreiber

The SSCS meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 2015 was a wonderful opportunity for scholars of Christian spirituality to share their research. This paper is the first of several that will be posted on this blog as a way of sharing papers given at the meeting beyond the the physical event itself. 154 more words


Love Gush: 08.31.15

I just stumbled across a beautiful video this morning. It speaks with the language of the world I choose to create. The world where self love, self compassion, the honoring and valuing of the intangible bits rises to meet up with the world that is.  305 more words