Monthly Archives: November 2013

Rehab: body, spirit, mind, heart

I was a grateful runner. When a run was particularly sweet, or it had been a while, I gave thanks for my legs and lungs and every part of my body that made that movement possible. I knew it could … Continue reading

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Grief and gratitude: practicing

Timed writing is a practice Natalie Goldberg describes in her book Writing Down the Bones. Pick a topic and a time and keep your hand moving. Our little writing group did some writing practice last week. Luke picked the topic: … Continue reading

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God Forsaken

Deuteronomy 31:1-6 Psalm 22:1-11 Hebrews 13:1-6 Mark 15:33-41 “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” That’s a promise. And while I do believe God keeps promises, feeling forsaken is something we all experience. Just check the latest movie marquee: … Continue reading

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