Ah, Autumn

Ah, Autumn

Autumn awakens My senses, tingling Invigorated! The aroma of pumpkin, Cinnamon and spice, The lovely taste of hot cider. Feeling the crisp, cool air kiss me in the morning. Curling up in a cozy blanket For a quiet read. Ah, Autumn, you awaken me.

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I’m certain it’s OK to be uncertain

I’m certain it’s OK to be uncertain

Since the start of this year, I’ve taken time to explore my spirituality, to ask questions (many, many questions!), to welcome the fog of uncertainty and rest in the freedom that is hidden there. I made a few goals for myself, to use this time to step back from the set beliefs and traditions I’ve grown up with, and to explore my relationship with God and be open to where it may lead me. I’m using…

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What I Love About Christmas and a Great Holiday Gift Guide

What I Love About Christmas and a Great Holiday Gift Guide

“Deep in the night The voices of the waves on the shore Announced to us: Christ is born! Son of the King of kings From the land of salvation, The mountains glowed to Him, The plains glowed to Him, Then shone the sun on the mountains high to Him. All hail, let there be joy. In me, Lord Christ, let there be joy.” Taken from Celtic Daily Prayer: Prayers and Readings from the Northumbria Community…

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Peace for Syria: Fighting Fire with Water

Peace for Syria: Fighting Fire with Water

Peace is the quite morning breeze, whispering, “Fall is here.” Peace is going a day without arguing with (or nagging) my husband. Peace is found in those many many moments of choosing forgiveness. Peace is what I felt that night I soaked my pillow in tears, then received an answer. Peace is choosing to love and accept, not hate and judge.  Peace, I fear, is not everyone’s goal these days. Peace, I believe, is a…

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