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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



I look through my own grid, and I’m not sure how to see any differently.

I know just how you feel!–well, not really.  I can imagine walking in your shoes, but truth is, I don’t.   111 more words


The Wounded

We are the wounded.

We are the ones whose histories have been rewritten,

critiqued and re-configured,

pushed through the grids of others—

those who think they only see clearly, 71 more words


My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Lord of the Me

It is hard when well-worked out beliefs run smack dab into life:  this war zone of a broken world where wills collide and battle lines are drawn, 236 more words


The Wait of the World

The wait of the world when the press is strong on every side,

within, without,

and we feel guilty for complaining in the presence of so much blessing, 87 more words


Voice of Hope...Inspiring Scripture from Miranda Pettit

10 years…a reflection

August 6, 2014 at 4:30am

August 2014 marks 10 years since I walked away from a

lifelong struggle and truly devoted my life to Christ. 1,740 more words