Day 25: Prophets

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"The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence." ~Paul Simon Words show up in the most unexpected places. Let's remember to look for them in the dark, in the hard-scrabble, or rabble-rousing, or in the silence of suffering … [continue]

Day 24: Making room–A guest post

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Today, Kelly Chripczuk joins us with a post on Speaking Life through the process of Spiritual Direction. Kelly is one of the loveliest, most gifted writers I know on the internet, and I'm so honored to have her here today. You can find more of Kelly's writing at A Field of Wild Flowers. Which I … [continue]

Day 23: No platform required


I've never sat facing a stage and wished I was the person on it. Not once have I desired a microphone or a raised platform or my face plastered on a screen (unless I suddenly morphed into Anne Hathaway in Les Miserable, and then, only if I also had the good fortune of wearing her wardrobe from The … [continue]

Day 21: Words like silk

***This is a re-post from January. It's suits our theme for the month, and it frees up a little head space for me this week. Thanks for reading!*** The dog visited the groomer a few days ago, and he returned looking like a small dog as opposed to a squirrel. For this, my family is thankful. On … [continue]

Day 20: Bridled tongues

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2 "For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. 3 If we put bits into the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we guide their whole bodies as well. 4 Look at the ships also: though they are so large and … [continue]