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seeing beauty

December 28, 2008

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Grace sees beauty in everything . . . Grace sees goodness in everything . . . What once was hurt What once was friction What left a mark No longer stings Because grace makes beauty Out of ugly things Grace makes beauty out of ugly things. ~ Bono ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Embedded in all of creation, interwoven […]

love and longing

December 15, 2008

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The following is a conversation between Mack and God (Papa) in the New York Times Bestseller, “The Shack” by Wm. Paul Young. There are many things that jolted me as I read this book but this conversation probably impacted me the most. If we are created in the image of God, then some very basic […]

honoring the soul

December 7, 2008

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In the Spirit of Ubuntu umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu: a person is a person through other persons I am . . . because we are ‎”What every single human being longs for, at the deepest level, is to be seen for who they are.” (Sarita Chawla) “The Quaker teacher Douglas Steele was fond of saying that […]