This Journey

Thoughts, rants, prayers, sermons I'll never give and other stuff gathered as I make my way through this life.

November 30, 2012
by Not Fainthearted
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Healing

Healing from anything isn’t a straight path. There are set backs and bumps in the road. I’m healing from the disappointment of not getting this job, but the healing part is that I don’t feel bitter and angry. I still … Continue reading

November 28, 2012
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At the top of the pass

We saw a yellow house near the scenic overlook at the top of the pass through the cloud forest in Guatemala. (extra credit: count the prepositional phrases in that sentence.)

November 25, 2012
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Sunday – Liturgical Year End

I’m grateful that I can direct the choir when SB needs a Sunday off. I’m grateful that we sang “Christus Paradox” this morning. What a great anthem that exegetes and proclaims the weirdness of this festival┬áday. I’m grateful that the … Continue reading

November 24, 2012
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Saturday

I’m grateful for three hour visits with Sr.BC. I’m grateful for leftovers. I’m grateful for that the new antibiotic for Libby the Wonder Poodle should take care of her UTI (theoretically. If it doesn’t dry out her eyes and make … Continue reading

November 23, 2012
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Friday

I am grateful that I decided to cook on Friday – giving me a whole day with helpers to clean Chez Journey for the feast. I am grateful for the family who came to the feast. I am grateful that … Continue reading

November 22, 2012
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Thursday – Thanksgiving Day

Oh, I thank you My companions Every season we have journeyed through May love bless you My companions http://www.annreed.com/songs/12%20Friendsong%201.mp3 If you don’t know Ann Reed, you should. She’s a powerful musician and truth teller.  

November 21, 2012
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Wednesday

I’m grateful for both boys being home. I’m grateful that they get up with the dog in the middle of the night (My un-doctorific diagnosis is that she’s not over this UTI). I’m grateful for coffee and time with my … Continue reading

November 20, 2012
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Tuesday

I’m grateful that DS2 came home today. I’m grateful that (so far) I can still take care of the vet bills for Libby the Wonder Poodle. I’m grateful for my spiritual director. I’m grateful that I was (mostly) able to … Continue reading