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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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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...

 

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The Wrong Side of Resurrection

Posted April 4, 2012 @ 10:57am | by Tripp

I arose this morning on the wrong side of the resurrection. It's not uncommon in Holy Week, I think, to arise on the wrong side of what is supposed to be redemption. Some of us take on a...

 

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