Monthly Archives: December 2014

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A Word for 2015

I love New Year’s Resolutions. That probably says something about my personality type, but I’m not sure what. I really enjoy setting a goal and jumping all in to accomplish it. Last year I resolved to “take my writing more seriously”, and I did, and it was great. I’m good at really specific resolutions like […]

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What I learned in 2014

How it can possibly be New Years’ Eve Eve is beyond me, but here we are, whether or not I believe it. 2014 has been unexpected. I don’t live where I thought I would or do what I thought I would this time last year.  But 2014 has been a good year, and I’ve learned some […]

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Dear Mr. Innkeeper

It’s Advent- my very favorite season. This year, we’re looking for Magic in the Mundane as we celebrate He Who Came, Stayed, and Will Come Again. Today we’re looking at the character of the innkeeper, about forgetting to look for the little God growing inside of others in the middle of mundane life, and somehow, miraculously, […]

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A Messy Peace

It’s Advent- my very favorite season. This year, we’re looking for Magic in the Mundane as we celebrate He Who Came, Stayed, and Will Come Again. This week is traditionally the “Peace” week, even when peace seems like the last thing that could characterize the world today. I don’t think it will ever feel like […]

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When Hope Is More Than You Can Bear

It’s Advent- my very favorite season. This year, we’re looking for Magic in the Mundane as we celebrate He Who Came, Stayed, and Will Come Again. This week is traditionally the “Hope” week and we’re looking at the narrative of Joseph, the husband of Mary.  What would you have done? Her eyes are downcast throughout […]