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The Green Spire

My mind was in a hundred different places as I was making my way up the three flights of stairs to my office. My thoughts were swirling with to-do lists, my concentration thrown by the competing priorities among my many … Continue reading

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Saturatation

This is one of those Friday nights where I have been completely grateful that my most social interaction needed to take place at the local pizza joint, picking up dinner that could be consumed with minimal preparation or mess. I … Continue reading

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Advent Word: Show Up

There is one night in my life I remember vividly, when I allow myself to remember it. On this particular night in my late 20-something years, I had spoken a piece of advice to a client during a therapy session … Continue reading

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Living Water 3: Symbolism

My stories about “living water” so far this week have been literal. But, water is deeply symbolic to me as well. Water is a part of my archetype, as Jung would call it: that unconscious link between who I am … Continue reading

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Doves

I am writing today with my back door open, looking out onto my deck. My spouse started a fire in the fire pit with remnant branches from trees that have fallen in our yard this past fall and winter. The … Continue reading

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Pelican

Yesterday, a pelican crossed my path as I started out on my Lenten journey of Cultivating Sacred Space. Admittedly, it was not an actual flesh-and-blood pelican, but its appearance in my life on Ash Wednesday was fortuitous, nevertheless. This particular … Continue reading

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