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Encounters With God

I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to believe advent and Christmas were only a month ago. Somehow I’m equally surprised that February is only two weeks away and that December was only three weeks ago. 2,082 more words

Faith

A bit about religious experience

Life has a funny way of getting crazy. For us, these last couple of years have been crazy, filled with both the good and the bad, lots of stress, and an abundance of God’s grace. 483 more words

Religion

Bethlehem Star, Stones, Signs of God

“This is what the Lord says, he who made the earth, the Lord who formed it and established it—the Lord is his name:  ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’         – Jeremiah 33:2-3… 1,552 more words

Faith

12 Days of BDSM Christmas 2017 - #5: Baby, It's Cold Outside

My hand is clasped around the chain that clings to her leash, our leash. The one we picked out together.

She stood before me, dressed down in all of the ways; pink splotches covered her nipples where I had smacked her gently moments ago. 1,102 more words

BDSM

Salvation Creek

Church is poetry. Poetry is life. A life well lived.

Venture into
that thorny place
a crowd of 10,000
“Glory, hallelujah!”
the preacher’s son
raises a fist of damnation. 90 more words

Poetry

I am Overcome

I saw the standing stones dance

with one another

and chapels on fire

in the eyes of onlookers

I heard a cockerel

reciting a doggerel… 353 more words

Poetry

Kaddish for Cats

Apparently you can’t say the Mourner’s Kaddish for a pet. A few brave souls have attempted to adapt the prayer,  but according to my very official Google search—Rabbis frown upon this practice. 765 more words

Judaism