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communion story

“[Some mortals] say of some temporal suffering, “No future bliss can make up for it,” not knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.” – C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce   We took our seats – a cozy, crooked circle of friends. Faces warm from laughing over […]

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weekend things & stuff

  So here are my miscellaneous thoughts and fun things for your weekend: 1. Jimmy Fallon does something fun again. AGAIN. I know, the mind reels. But I loved this video of “I’ve Got Good News And Good News”, wherein Fallon asks local news anchors to deliver good news – things they “wish were true, stories […]

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a prayer from brother lawrence

    Yes, Lord. Grant me the grace to continue in thy presence; and to this end do thou prosper me with thy assistance, receive all my works, and possess all my affections, sweet holy Father. May the gift of your indwelling Life be the motivator in my decisions, your compelling love the force behind […]

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kids ministry, volunteers, and how to pray

I work with our children’s ministry at church and I am so thankful for the group of women who teach our grade school kids and who corral our little ones each week. Nursery and pre-k and Sunday school teachers all have my profound gratitude, especially now that I’ve got a kid back there that I so strongly […]

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what i learned

I’m linking up with sweet Emily Freeman for this month’s “What I Learned” post… And I had to think really, really hard. Because December went fast and there were many things I felt attentive to and distracted by and those two categories were in constant flux and/or opposition. (Did that sentence even make any sense? […]

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