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Each New Day

I love the mornings,

the dark slowly rolling up its blanket,

awakening the light,

giving birth to a new day

that is honored for its invitation… 26 more words

HOPE FOR THE HEALING OF SURVIVORS -- By Brian mark Hennessy

HOPE FOR THE HEALING OF SURVIVORS — By Brian mark Hennessy

“Sexual abuse has been called “soul murder” and sexual abuse by clergy is an icon of spiritual felony”. 1,229 more words

Sexual Abuse

Writing

I’ve said it so many times—if I don’t write, I’m not living. I’m not in touch with myself. I’m drifting. Sinking. Lost in a fog. Unable to focus. 242 more words

Spiritual Formation

Reconciling Grief: Choosing Proper Conditions

Everything is gestation and then bringing forth. Rainer Maria Rilke

Winters are long in Minnesota.  Some years ago, however, winter seemed especially long.  I grew weary of its icy temperatures, sidewalks, and streets.   223 more words

Running a Marathon Backwards

Dear Friends,

The last three weeks went by in a blinding flash. Seemingly at warp speed, beginning with the moment I knew I was going to land smack on the pavement. 551 more words

Spiritual Formation

HELL HOPE AND HEALING

Hell, Hope and Healing

Note: Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea is the author of “Perversion of Power: Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church” and a psychologist who has been working with sexual abuse survivors for 30 years. 1,202 more words

Discerning the Bridge Run

It took me months to decide.  Could I really participate in Charleston’s Cooper River Bridge Run?

This 10K run, a major event held annually in Charleston, draws thousands of runners every year from Charleston and beyond. 969 more words