Tag Archives: spirituality

The Proper Care and Feeding of Mustard Seeds

Be careful of faith. It is a fragile and precious thing. Continue reading

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Trusting Wildfire

Who trusts in the good intentions of wildfires but crazy people? Continue reading

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My Biblical Heroes: The Giving Widow

Faith is letting go while being all in. Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: The Red Tent

“The story it told was unremarkable: a tale of love found and lost- the oldest story in the world. The only story.” -Anita Diamant Continue reading

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What Prayer Is

Prayer is… Continue reading

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The Storm God’s Mercies

Houston springtime’s are majestic. When the sky fills with thunderheads and the winds begin howling, everything stops in reverent terror: the Storm God is angry. Lightnings and thunders rage and roar, and the heavens turn the color of burnished metal. … Continue reading

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I saw a lot of signs yesterday, but I don’t think we can fix this one with signs. Continue reading

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Deeper Meaning

Violets have another deeper meaning: one of death, and resurrection. Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

…roots and all Continue reading

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Feeding the Spirit

Nothing feeds the spirit like a good book. Continue reading

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