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Jesus Usage

We’ve used You, Jesus, sometimes savagely to justify our deeds as though they were approved by You who gave them sanctity, though our intentions had been far from pure. We’ve used You, Jesus, to give us support as though You … Continue reading

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The Million Bells

We plucked the wilting blossoms, past their primes, to give the Million Bells plant growing room, as breezes strummed a song on your wind chimes, a peaceful melody of life in bloom. The daily pruning task was time consuming because … Continue reading

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Comic-Con

* While in a lengthy line awaiting entry to where a horde of costumed comic fans had gathered for some fun, I saw a sentry outside the line, with other, sterner, plans: evangelizing with a threat of hell by way … Continue reading

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Objectified

When someone blurted out across a room a comment on her beauty, she looked sad as though the compliment provoked some gloom or dredged up some old sorrow that she had. And it occurred to me that beauty could at … Continue reading

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Indebtedness

When I discovered I am full of death, I took it as the most horrific shock, for I had felt my goodness had a depth that kept that out, impenetrable rock. And yet I found that I am full of … Continue reading

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Unplanned Planting

The squirrel that buries acorns in the ground to save them for when he is hungry later is unaware the acorn that he found may grow to serve a purpose that is greater. For often he forgets what he has … Continue reading

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Scrupulosity

I’d fret about the rules I shouldn’t break and made up new ones that I thought were good and gave myself an existential ache with fear that I would not do what I should. I’d fret about my every thought … Continue reading

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