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Annunciation–Be Born in Me

Recently, in the Church calendar, we were reminded of the annunciation. The angel Gabriel enters into the world to declare something that should cause our breath to be taken from us. God was entering the earth. He would be called … Continue reading

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Noise

There is too much noise in this world. Try getting away from it if you live with others or go anywhere. Television, radio, Internet, and Facebook hammer at my soul. Constant chatter and banter grieve. While writing this, I got … Continue reading

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Hollow

Hollow I’m hollow. The others got to see. He stood in their midst and spoke – or so they said. But I was off on some fool’s errand. We were like Rats those dark days – hiding in corners. Death … Continue reading

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Experiencing Awe

The title of my blog is “An Invitation to Wonder.” It is called that because I love experiencing wonder and awe—and I want others to experience it as well. To have those experiences regularly, I must take time to pause, … Continue reading

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Snow Drifts

by Linda Barrett   Kind and gentle the snow falls Drifting into what is now. A world of brown fallen leaves and winter bleakness Cold barren trees Stand erect against the gray sky and gathering snow. White on black, black … Continue reading

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The Potter’s Work

Sometimes the potter’s work is very messy. Pounding. Probing. Dizzying. Painfully slow. Hot. But his work is also sure as he moves with every turn on the wheel to create a vessel he’s envisioned—a vessel that’s useful and beautiful in … Continue reading

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Time to Rest, Read, and Regroup

I’m at the beach (or was when I wrote this). It’s not any ordinary beach. It’s the section of glorious seashore known among southern Americans as 30-A. It’s a wide stretch of sugar-white shore line, aqua and blue and/or green … Continue reading

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