Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Next Forty Days, Day Seven–Loving What’s Here Now

Somewhere in my ramblings yesterday I landed on a “truth” I hadn’t fully recognized. I wrote about it in my journal both yesterday and this morning, and am hoping I can be clearer about it this evening. Last night I … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day Six–Random Musings

Sometimes we sprint to the finish line and sometimes we barely get across it. Someone asked me what it is like to write a daily blog from scratch each night. The answer: it’s hard. That’s not meant to sound any … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day Five–Seasons and Cycles

Yesterday I wrote about waking up feeling “some kind of way,” which was the best I could do at the time. It was after having spent a little time with the feeling, that I was able to sharpen it, to … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day Four–Let it RAIN

When I woke up this morning I was feeling some kind of way. I wrote in my journal, did my daily reflective readings, and tried to get to the bottom, or at least the middle, of what I was feeling. A … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day Three–Every Day is Friday 

“TGIF,” I wrote in my journal this morning. Fridays have unfortunately become a day for many people when they can begin to let out the breath they’ve been holding all week. “If I can just make it to Friday, I’ll … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day Two–In the Company of Cows

I think that Jesus had to get tired of people sometimes. I know I do. I found myself looking on the internet to see if anyone speculated (of course they did) about Jesus’ Myers-Briggs personality type. There are a variety … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day One–Giving Up and Adding In

So here we are again, Lent. In 2015 I wrote a blog titled, “Forty Days,” loosely connected to the Lenten season. I was raised and grew up in the Catholic faith tradition and was relatively faithful to it until after college, … Continue reading

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