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Regrets

It eats away at your soul, your mind, your heart, your flesh. It whispers words of condemnation in your ear. It gnaws at your effectiveness, sanity, and stamina. It grows with age, spreads with rage, and fills every page. Regret. You know it well. Like the ghost of one who has passed from this life … Continue reading Regrets

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Unwanted

In all transparency, today has felt somewhat like a journey into Hell. Relational/friendship stuff, unexpected tax issues (a notice from the IRS, which turned out to be fairly benign - but required my time to address), and painful remarks from a family member (who does not want me around at all right now) made a … Continue reading Unwanted

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Tapestry

Life is but a Weaving (by Corrie ten Boom) My life is but a weaving Between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily. Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow; And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside. Not ’til the loom is silent And the … Continue reading Tapestry

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Dry Rivers

Just to be totally transparent here, I've been going through kind of a dry season. Less inspiration for topics to write about on this blog (even though I have several drafts I've worked on a lot). Spiritual and physical fatigue. Strange physical issues. Severe abdominal cramping, feelings of nausea, skin rashes, numbness/tingling in hands or throughout … Continue reading Dry Rivers