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Day 20

“Yesterday from my office window I saw a crippled girl negotiating her way across the street, her shoulders squarely braced. At each jerky movement her hair flew back like an annunciatory angel, and I saw she was the only dancer on the street.” – Elizabeth Smart, The Assumption of the Rogues and Rascals Ah, the… Continue reading Day 20

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Thoughts

Sit close to self scrutiny. I read that once, and it has always stuck with me. When I’m faced with situations where it becomes clear that I seem to be the one that’s the problem, the only solution really is humility and acceptance. What a world of difference it makes to one who fully realizes… Continue reading Thoughts

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Pain

It’s easy to dismiss pain when you’re not the one feeling it. We casually say things like, “just endure it”, “hang in there”, and even admonish the person to “pray through it” when in reality, these things are not simply said and done. People are well-meaning and for sure, it is to try their best… Continue reading Pain