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Navigating faith with some help from tattoos

He has told you, O man, what is good;

and what does the Lord require of you

but to do justice, and to love kindness, 790 more words

And Here Below

Clouds scud across an aquamarine sky, bullied by westerlies, unsure of their destination, but determined to get there. And here below

my stationary stance

seems insignificant to the grandeur of heavenly motion; and even… 215 more words


The Upside of a Bad Relationship with God

The Upside of a Bad Relationship with God

Today I have been thinking about what it means to have a relationship with God. First of all, to be in relationship means you know something of another. 392 more words

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

A Place to Belong

Maybe community as a group doesn’t exist. Is there

a place to belong, to breathe deep without fear of regulation and restraint—

to be who I am and am becoming in safety— 160 more words


Look UP

I love trees.  Some draw me in like none other!  Take the Jacaranda tree for instance….

Several years ago I was in South Africa during the time period when these trees were in full bloom. 1,222 more words


When reading the Bible is hard

My favourite copy of Eugene Peterson’s The Message, my journal and a pen.

The first cup of tea of the morning.

Propped up in bed with pillows or legs curled under in my favourite armchair, with the view of the poplar trees behind our house. 857 more words


In the Middle

A café and a coffee, a grace moment to think,

to mull,

to pray and toe-tap to piped in jazz,

to stare at an old black and white classic on the muted set, and… 96 more words