Tag Archives: honesty

‘Take it personally’

I have spent a good deal of time lately helping one of Marti’s friends care for her bedridden husband. When he was active, he was pretty hard-nosed, very opinionated and a man of a few words, but those words were … Continue reading

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Living in the lowlands

“Here’s to fragility and recognizing the treasure that can be found living in the lowlands in the place where faith and doubt, courage and fear, surrender and struggle, bravery and timidity and belief and unbelief happily intermingle and coexist quite … Continue reading

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Lose the veil

6. Are ready to have God remove all these defects of attitude and character. The most important part of this step is that God gets involved. We cannot do this on our own. Just as a Pharisee can’t be righteous … Continue reading

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“Yep. That’s me,” wrote Jen after reading Monday’s Catch. We’re focusing on the Catch reader this week and here is what Jen had to say: “This is why I found my spiritual connection to God in the rooms of Al-Anon … Continue reading

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Just as I was

Just as I am, though tossed about With many a conflict, many a doubt, Fightings and fears within, without, O Lamb of God, I come, I come. – from the hymn, “Just As I Am,” lyrics by Charlotte Elliott “Just … Continue reading

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Don’t wait until you’re profound

Wow. Unbelievable. Awesome. Don’t know what to say. We are overwhelmed. The outpouring of love and prayer support for our family from all of you is truly humbling. (See yesterday’s Catch.)

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Living in the lowlands

“Here’s to fragility and recognizing the treasure that can be found living in the lowlands in the place where faith and doubt, courage and fear, surrender and struggle, bravery and timidity and belief and unbelief happily intermingle and coexist quite … Continue reading

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When ‘being’ becomes ‘appearing to be’

“For as long as I can remember, I always wanted to be a white horse.” The story of the dark horse begins with a horse longing to be white. White represents purity, splendor, righteousness. It’s what we all long to … Continue reading

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