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Learning to See

A few years ago an experiment was done in which participants were asked to count how many times a ball was passed between a team of basketball players dressed in white. What made the task a little more challenging was that a team dressed in black was passing another ball around at the same time. Nevertheless, many participants were able to arrive... Keep Reading

Learning to Get Real

A few weeks ago my son had his wisdom teeth removed. What made this such a strange experience was that, although he felt fine, two teeth were growing almost horizontally and threatened to cause damage to his health if they weren’t removed. In order to ensure his future well being, we had to inflict pain on him, cut his gums open, and... Keep Reading

Resurrection

Loving One, you are present, unbound by anything. Dawning One, you are in this moment, not entombed in the past. Forgiving One, you are in the freedom of my soul, not the stones of my surroundings, not the grave of my deeds. You whose glory it is to set us free, deliver me into the present moment. You who give life where there is none, I live not by surviving but by being raised each moment, with each breath to have... Keep Reading

“Finding My Heart”

Writing Exercise  (Weavings “Do Not Lose Heart” Issue, page 47) Did you try the writing exercise? What was the experience like for you? What do you think Jesus wrote in the sand? ... Keep Reading

Into the Water

I’ve been looking through the May/June/July 2012 issue of Weavings, entitled “Why Are You Afraid?” which will be on its way to subscribers soon. It’s always a moving experience to see something that you have crafted actually show up in printed form. As editors, if we are lucky, we are pleased with the result! This time I am. Seeing the print magazine took... Keep Reading

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    • “Christian faith is a whole way of life, a way of seeing by loving.” — Michael Downey #weavingsdailyoffice
      about 1 hour ago
    • Entering Morning Prayer: O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; I call upon your name. #weavingsdailyoffice
      about 4 hours ago
    • A Word for Prayerful Reflection: ACCEPTANCE #weavingsdailyoffice
      about 13 hours ago
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