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I like choices because I like to Choose.

And when I’ve Chosen, I commit and keep it moving.

But in the Wait And See world of the spontaneous ‘perceiving’ people I so often find myself in relationship with, I can hardly come up with reasons why I can’t just surrender my need for Simplicity and Decided Decisions. 91 more words

favorites lately

I have all these things I make and don’t know what to do with. I have all these words I’m mulling over that come from somewhere in the depth of my soul, or are otherwise lifted from printed pages or swallowed by my ears in the carrying air I can’t see. 233 more words

still counting joy

As indicated by my personal life crisis blog-design update, I have been feeling restless again. Trying to find a place in to live in the Bay Area is *the* würst. 782 more words

More Ecclesiastes

I am more accustomed to four-minute songs than symphonies. There is a pattern to the work God does; but more often than not, it’s so intricate that I can hardly see it. 188 more words

autumn items

· this morning i went on a long overdue prayer walk in berkeley and listened to a full sermon in the grey september gloom on my secret hidden park bench… 133 more words

Paul's Advice

Today’s first reading (1 COR 7:25-31) can be difficult if we forget to contextualize it. In St. Paul’s era, when he says: So this is what I think because of the present distress… 351 more words

because he lives

because He lives, I can face tomorrow · because He lives, all fear is gone · and I know He holds the future · a… 587 more words