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overcoming obstacles about running

A week ago, I ran 5 miles for the first time ever in my life! I am not sure whether I had a physical or mental block, but I haven’t been able to run since the 5 mile run a week ago. It seemed too hard. I felt too sore. I felt too weak. I […]

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you know what time it is

Apostle Paul writes to the Romans that they know what time it is. But do we know what time it is? From the lectionary passages of this Sunday morning, let us meditate on what time we are in, what we are called for, and how to answer the calling.  First and foremost, as you read in Psalm […]

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coping skills reflections

since the last time i painted

last time i painted was about 4 years ago. i couldn’t have told you that on my own. but facebook memory popped up and reminded me. the thing is, i love painting. i lose track of time. it is the one thing that takes me away from everything and totally immerses me in the act […]

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God who rides upon the clouds

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.” (Psalm 19:14) Dear Friends, We are continuing to celebrate the resurrection of Christ this Sunday and meditating on Peter’s letter which encourages us to humble ourselves before God and to cast all our […]

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coping skills reflections

are covid-19 mondays more difficult!?

one of the challenges of being at home for weeks with out no determinate date when things will change is that days and weeks have become indistinguishable. paradoxically? or ironically? mondays are hard still because it is a monday, and also because it feels like today and tomorrow are barely distinguishable! normally, weekends, and especially […]