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Reality

“Seek first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things will be added unto you.” ~Matthew 6:33

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Dandelions are Human Weeds

It’s that time of year. Even amid hushes of snow, the dandelions appear. How like us they are, arranging themselves about their clocks, terrified of being uprooted. Created to live for a season and then die beyond themselves, instead they push their … Continue reading

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You

Swedish diplomat, economist and author Dag Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in 1961. “It is not we who seek the Way, but the Way which seeks us.”

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In the Bleak Midwinter

There’s something about midwinter. Perhaps because it’s too cold to go outside, we’re forced to look inside and assess what we see. “Do I like who I’ve become? Is this who I thought I would be?” January’s vows have vanished … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

Start Here I believe in the power of story to speak truth into people’s lives (including my own), hence the name of this blog site. I also believe in the power of words to change how I think and live—and … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 101

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: The mysterious Rhema commanded Gina to find and smite her “true enemy.” ⇔ ⇔…

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The Biggest Event

We plan our lives around big events, birthdays, marriages, moves to new places. So why do we ignore the biggest event of all? Death. Shouldn’t that, more than anything else, affect the way we live? And if there’s even the … Continue reading

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