Category Archives: Living in the Moment

Forty More Days, Day Two–A Time to Breathe

We are at the beginning of the Lenten season, but we pick up the story at the end. We’re watching Jesus’s life unfold as if we were watching a movie or a Netflix series in which we know the end … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 10–Embracing What’s True Now

The other day, my friend was¬†reminiscing about her days as an athlete. “I would run the bases so fast my arms were windmilling to keep me upright and running in the baseline. I was incredibly fast.”¬†My friend is not prone … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day Five–Accepting What Is

“I can now see that the real challenge of surrender, for all of us, is not just letting go–but letting go of something we yearn for.” ~Mark Nepo Every morning I wake up early and, to the best of my … Continue reading

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Days of Waiting–Day Three: Why Wait?

You know, I just discovered that I spend way too much time waiting for perfection or inspiration or something external to spur me to write this blog. I wrote the first post in this series a little over two weeks … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 11–This Next Thing

“If I can just get through this next thing, I’ll be alright.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve used that phrase or something like it. I used it just yesterday when I said, “If I can get this … Continue reading

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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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Forty Days, Day 33–Ten Thousand Miles

The renowned general Lao Tzu is quoted as having said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” although the actual translations of his words appear to differ on what he actually said. So many things can … Continue reading

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