Tag Archives: Featured Blogger

Blueberry Muffins and the End of Everything

Originally posted on It is all Connected:
My three youngest daughters were all up early today. They were spread out in the living room. One reading, one drawing, and one on the iPad. “What muffins today?” they asked. We have…

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Something Much Better

My Featured Blogger this Week is John Spiers of My Life With Gracie. John lives in England (I think) with an assortment of chickens who regularly inspire their human dad. Here’s one of John’s early posts to introduce you to … Continue reading

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A Religion of One

Originally posted on Jewish Young Professional:
When I was five, my dad misinterpreted that verse from Leviticus about not cutting your flesh for the dead as a prohibition against piercing your ears, so I never did, and only in high…

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A Lesson From the Chinese Bamboo Tree

Originally posted on The Victor Negro:
The Chinese bamboo tree takes five years to grow. The seed is planted, watered and fertilised every day but it doesn’t break out of the ground till after five years. Once it breaks through…

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Be Still My Soul

Thought for the Week A Guest Blog by Lavish Mercy Sister Renee Yann (Religious Sisters of Mercy), D.Min, creator of the blog site Lavish Mercy, is a writer, speaker, teacher on the subjects of spirituality, social justice and ethical business … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Usually Hidden

Originally posted on Pilgrim on a Long, Long Journey:
?“And it was only when I lay there on rotting prison straw that I sensed within myself the first stirrings of good. Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line…

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Extraordinary Everyday

Originally posted on Jane Lurie Photography:
“When we separate our artistic activity from daily life, we cut ourselves off from our most valuable creative resource.  However, if we live life as an art form in itself, we have available to…

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When God Says Stop

Originally posted on Thoughts Along the Way:
John 2:13-22 I have a verse tattooed on the inside of my right forearm: James 1:19-20.??If you look it up, you’ll read this: “You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick…

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Living Unafraid

Originally posted on Diary of a Quadriplegic:
Like some of you, I have experienced anxiety and feelings of isolation for the last several months. The pandemic, the political unrest, and other issues facing our world have caused an uneasiness and…

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Nature Walkabout With Coffee

Originally posted on garyfultz:
View from our front picture window. You can’s see the cold. I take a sip of coffee and look out the front window. I am at the bottom of the hot chocolate can and the coffee…

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