Barcelona, Terror, and Me

Barcelona photo, La Rambla, terror attack

On July, 22, just over a month ago my family took a tour of Barcelona. We checked into the Hotel Cuatro Naciones on La Rambla. We ate Paella at a café and wandered up and down the street. Yesterday terrorists attacked by mowing down pedestrians on La Rambla for blocks, right where we walked, ending […]

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The Power of Small Things

Power of Doing Small Things

Small Things I spend seconds, which slip into minutes and pile up into days, months, years, decades, doing the small things that must be done but will be forgotten by noon. First thing this morning I stretched, made my bed, ate a piece of toast and a hard-boiled egg, brushed my teeth, made a to-do […]

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Fear: The Reason to be Fearless

Fearless in God's hand

When we keep listening attentively to the voice calling us the Beloved, it becomes possible to live our brokenness, not as a confirmation of our fear that we are worthless, but as an opportunity to purify and deepen the blessing that rests upon us…This explains why true joy can be experienced in the midst of […]

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Vulnerability

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  Risk Life can be like the thunderstorms that gather most afternoons this time of year in my area. Vulnerability is a constant reality. There is no way to remove risk. Even trying to avoid risks is risky. I wrote those words yesterday morning. Around noon, puffy little cumulus clouds began to dot the sky […]

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