simply, Christian

after two months of silence

returning to writing at the beginning of the church year

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It's been two months since I've posted any original reflections or writings. Two months! Where on earth have I been, and what have I been doing? Great questions.

Though much of October, while still reading the daily lectionary readings as part of morning prayer, I was compiling and editing a new daily prayer book that . . .

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Posted in: writing

November 25, 2019

on wanting to write and writing

the battle continues

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I want to write. But wanting to write and actually writing are two entirely different things.

Wanting to X and doing X are always different. In reality, wanting something is incredibly easy. Making that thing a reality is oftentimes incredibly difficult.

There are a myriad of reasons why I don't write every day. I . . .

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Posted in: lifewriting

September 12, 2018

writing is warfare

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Words have not come easily of late.
Life has become cluttered and hectic, diverting attention.
Crises have come and gone, stealing time and energy.
Busyness has crept in, establishing a beachhead that it will not concede.

Though my soul has burned to write,
Though my hands have ached to pick up a pen,
Though . . .

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Posted in: lifewriting

April 12, 2018


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