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GIft #1089: Us

No, I have not disappeared from the face of the earth.  But I have been doing a fair bit of travelling and I’ll be off again on adventures this weekend.  The nights that I have spent at home have been … Continue reading

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Gift #503: Giving Thanks – a prayer for animals

Today’s prayer is a short heartfelt petition focused on animals.  The care and provision of animals is a cause very dear to my heart, and I was very pleased to see that the author, Katherine Patterson, had included several verses … Continue reading

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Gift #502: Giving Thanks – a prayer for life

While I was in Cincinnati last, I found a wonderful little book called Giving Thanks by Katherine Patterson.  It is a compilation of prayers, poems, and blessings from multiple cultural traditions and is richly illustrated with beautiful paper cutouts by … Continue reading

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Gift #400: Creation song

I found this song in a children’s book of poems and songs compiled by Julie Andrews.  It’s attributed as a traditional Jewish prayer, and I recognize the echoes of several psalms within the song. How wonderful, O Lord, are the … Continue reading

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Gift #126: Prayer

The sermon at my church today was about prayer, and that started me thinking….  I’ve read several books about prayer, many of them describing it as a spiritual discipline and a duty of faith that one must continually strive to … Continue reading

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Gift #56: Colorado Springs

Today’s blog is quite a bit different from my usual posts and I’ve never done anything like this before.  But the fires in Colorado Springs are weighing heavily on my heart and I can’t get it out of my mind.  … Continue reading

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