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Here we go again. It seems to be a week of watching shining lights dash into the heavens.

Alan Rickman was, to me, a quintessential actor, capable of casting his talent like a magical net upon the story waters. 114 more words


A Year's Review—Top Posts: Pastor Wife Confessions and Marriage

“For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” 479 more words

Tree Groves, Swingsets, and First Love: A Review of "Coming Clean: A Story of Faith" by Seth Haines

If by chance you looked over my recent list of my twenty favorite books of 2015, you will have found Seth Haines book, “Coming Clean: A Story of Faith”. 1,027 more words


Got Writer's Block?

It happens to all of us at one time or another. If you’re anything like me, you probably tend to experience “feast or famine” when it comes to putting words onto a page or screen. 644 more words


looking at my house and thinking about how it is a tangible answer to seven years of prayer

Looking at my house and thinking about how it is a tangible answer to 7 years of prayer. No…longer. All those years ago when we moved and moved and moved and I wanted a home to paint and decorate, a garden and refuge, a place to write and grow. 622 more words

En(courage)ment For Hard Times

Box of Song

“From fear inside I hid my own heart and locked the door,
With sin and shame I quivered, ol’ Satan had me bound;
But then one day I answered the gentle knock that came,
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The Time for Love

© Aliana Alani 2015

This one’s a bit long so hang in there with me.

MANY YEARS AGO in what I now lovingly call ‘The Days of White’ when I was, in my own small way, everyone’s little guru dressed constantly in white speaking of the awakening of humanity to its divinity, I remember sharing an insight, a peek-into-the-future if you will.  726 more words