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The Twelve Days of Christmas #occupyXmas

Posted January 6, 2015 @ 4:27pm | by Tripp

Over the Christmas holiday, I decided to post for all twelve days on Facebook. The posts were prayers of sorts, meditations meant for my benefit and the benefit of anyone else who grokked what was going on. Spouse and I made a sojourn back home to Virginia. It's rare for us to be able to...

 

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Remembering How to Pray

Posted August 12, 2013 @ 10:30am | by Tripp

The basic response of the soul to the Light is internal adoration and joy, thanksgiving and worship, self-surrender and listening.~ Thomas R. KellyEvery now and again I have to stop and take stock of my prayer life. And when I do that, sometimes I have to share what it's like to...

 

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Compline from Northumbria

Posted January 31, 2013 @ 12:28am | by Tripp

Good night...Calm me, O Lord, as You stilled the storm.Still me, O Lord, keep me from harm.Let all the tumult within me cease.Enfold me, Lord, in Your peace.* Holy One, bless the work that is done,and the work that is to be.* Holy One, bless the servant that I...

 

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Beauty, Abundance, and Peace

Posted November 14, 2012 @ 8:59am | by Tripp

Sometimes I need the reminder. This morning's reminder came from www.oremus.org...Lord God,joy marks your presence:beauty, abundance and peaceare the tokens of your work in all creation.Work also in our lives,that by these signs we may see the splendor of your loveand...

 

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Hitting One Ph.D. Wall

Posted November 8, 2012 @ 6:30am | by Tripp

I hit a wall this week, a limitation in my present academic abilities or skills. It happens to everyone at some point. Well, that's what my fellow Sloggers suggest. They have hit their own walls, their own areas where serious work is needed or where, to be totally honest, they simply have no...

 

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Holy Monday

Posted April 9, 2012 @ 11:15am | by Tripp

Yesterday the Lord Awoke. You see, God had been sleeping. Entombed again. How long, O Lord, must we sing this song of You Entombed? We bury you again and again. We crucify you again and again. Then, when you show us (again and again) that death cannot contain you, we run away....

 

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