Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Ruach

One of the most exhilarating experiences of my life happened when I was a little girl, skiing. My father and I had gone to the top of the mountain. The chairlift carried us soaring over the trails, over the trees, … Continue reading

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We invite you to come, Holy Spirit

  Unlike God’s love for us – it’s there whether we want it or not – we can’t command the Holy Spirit to come into our lives. That requires an invitation. Come, Holy Spirit, our souls inspire, and lighten with … Continue reading

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Breaking our cages [repaired format]

Many years ago, when I was a young teen, I encountered Maya Angelou’s autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. The book is a harrowing account of growing up in poverty and incest, but it ends with a tender scene of the young … Continue reading

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Birdsong

We have a lot of birds in our backyard, and Rock Creek Park is filled right now with migrating birds heading further north after their stop in the mid-Atlantic region. We even have a pair of tiny warblers (I think) … Continue reading

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Making Space

In the last few months, I felt that I was drowning in paper. There were heaps of it on my dining room table, piles on my file cabinet and even (to my shame) tucked into a closet. At work, nobody … Continue reading

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The Real Life is Plan B

The day I graduated from college plan A was in place.  The plan was to continue doing what I was doing and not doing, all of this doing and not doing a thing to which I’ll leave to your imagination … Continue reading

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Good Friday

“Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” John 19:30b And in that single moment, the course of our human existence changed.  The sin-filled path we had been dashing headlong down, since that monumental “crunch” as Adam and … Continue reading

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