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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Once Again

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
These witchy trees, bare and lifeless, cold and leafless: One might wonder where life has gone and if all hope is gone, receded into the dark…

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The Silence of Saturday

Do you hear the silence in the tomb—hard and lifeless—vacuous hopes of my heart buried in a borrowed grave with one who would save us? Do you hear the silence in the streets where palms, faded and brittle, blow to … Continue reading

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The Pain of God

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
Blood-red, crimson poured, bruised and slashed, cross-crisscrossed, tissue, nerve and sinew, Sacred threads bleeding, “Father, forgive them— ” Thorn and nail, sin and curse, opposing timbers track…

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Happy Spring!

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Another winter gone with spring in the wings. Apronhead View original post

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Remembering a Friend

When there is the shock of loss–a sudden departure–and you feel like you need to do something to fix things and to take the sting away; and yet, there is nothing to be done in this shattered moment, but you … Continue reading

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As deep cries out to deep . . .

Blessed Christmas– a time to remember how the present God became an intensified presence, donning our flesh to be one of us. The depths of my despair, loss, and dysfunction cry out to the depths of his love, accessibility, and … Continue reading

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Not Home Yet

Originally posted on Apronhead:
Walking in shadows, occasional whispers of light remind me I am indeed in Him inadequate, but on the path to home. The yearning, the longing, keeps doubt in check— somewhat, somehow, hoping that someday what we…

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Upside-down World

Originally posted on Apronhead:
When what was and now is not happens in a wisp of a moment, when friends become foes, exchanging their trust for biting and isolating words, then it is plain to see that we are living…

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My “Post”: The Story of Stupid

Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
There once was a fence—a white rod-iron fence— to keep big pines in from wandering the neighborhood, or perhaps it was to keep cars out from…

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: God of the Slimmest of Chances

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