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Running to Catch Up

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Cycles of life, ups, downs, the twirling and twisting threads that interlace a life from time and biology and divine design, and it speeds up and slows down till I am dizzy. The simplicity of youth…

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: I Still Believe

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Your brokenness has broken me; what has shattered in you has sent thin shards, piercing my surety, and I have been left with disappointment and sadness, lying limp on this rock foundation. I still believe—help Thou…

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Your God is Too Small

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
Your god is too small— this science, this rational-dependent mind, this earthbound philosophy. Since when did such a god ever come close to redeeming, ever come…

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Angel in the Rough

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
She was an angel, I think, if angels can be plain, rough, and all crisp around the edges, dressed in hygienic blue. I had read all…

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Shadows Fall

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When dark shadows lengthen and pathways clash, we fight our way through, each on his own, but not, bumping others, helping others, avoiding some; and the destination is beyond this black—beyond these mere pinpricks of comprehension,…

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The Whirring

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Pathways of the mind, wandering thoughts, detoured by suffering as much as certainty, and attention to intention wanes with the onslaught of feelings— vulnerable, sideswiped— almost certainly erring, at least in part—and the thoroughfare of mind-numbing…

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It’s What I Need

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
Not a road map or a how-to, but a real guide–hand in hand, heart in heart. How else can I find my way? Not a manual…

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Limping

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Limping church, tormented body, suppressing our Hyde in this war—flesh and spirit, are we only to stumble through heaven’s gate? How can we be broken bread to a dying world— wine poured out to heal a…

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Legalism is a sure thing . . .

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Legalism is a sure thing . . . black and white, rules and tools, all the borders are tall and rigid with fixed right angles. Legalism is a safe system that makes me feel secure because…

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Seamless

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
It should be seamless—this eternal life I am living now. When this flesh is done, the Lilly that I am should gently walk into the Lilly…

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