Daniel’s Prayer

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Growing up Christian, I learned the same stories over and over. The Red Sea and the escape from Egypt, the Garden of Eden, Jesus walking on the water, and Daniel in the lions’ den were just a few. I heard the stories so much that I thought I knew all about it. What I missed was the adult version of the story.

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When We Are Lost

Lost in the Night… (Photo by Milly Moss)

This week my moms found something in the parable of the Lost Son.  Usually, I glaze over when this parable is mentioned.  I cannot count the number of sermons and homilies I have heard on the “Prodigal Son.”  My mom pointed out a four-word phrase that changed my thinking.

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Finding Peace

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Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash

During the storm thinking muddles and I battle fear and pain.  Once the storm passes, peace settles in the atmosphere.  The sky clears to a bright blue.  I survey the debris.  The actions needed fall into place.  God provides the tools I need and I get back to work. Continue reading “Finding Peace”

Limitations

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Caught this week on a rainy drive home: God’s Bow within the Storm Clouds (Photo by Milly Moss)

This week I found my writing meandering.  Then the words stopped.  I spent this week dreading each day ahead of me imagining what would happen tomorrow.  What are they going to say?  What if I said this?  I could not stop my mind from playing out scenarios. Continue reading “Limitations”