Tag Archives: Listening

We were made for these times

There’s plenty going on in the world, in our country, in our state, and in most cases, in our individual lives – that would justify feelings of overwhelm, of denial, of heightened anxiety and reactivity.  And yet lately, I’ve been feeling … Continue reading

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Share Your Shame Stories – Just Not With Everyone

I’m not telling any secrets when I say that my mom can’t keep any secrets.  One our favorite family stories is about the time that she had a somewhat embarrassing medical issue, and upon its discovery she told us, “I … Continue reading

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Holding On for the Blessing

Worship Story – Orpheus and Eurydice Sermon – Preached on October 5, 2014  When we lose someone or something we deeply love, we don’t know it right away. We think: they must be nearby, let me go after them. We … Continue reading

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