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A Conversation with a Psalmist –Prayerful Tuesday

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As I am personally preparing for the Christmas I have been disturbed by the amount of violence and death around the world.  Peace on earth does not seem near. So as part of my morning ritual I have been doing Lectio Divina with the Psalms.  They have brought me some comfort but this Psalm struck a chord within me and I wanted to share that with you.  So this is a little different from most of my postings, as it is part of my journaling during my meditation. I am letting you in on a small part of my conversations I held with the Psalmist and God.  They are my insights of the moment, so if I say something you disagree with please be gentle, it is after all a private conversation you are overhearing.  At the end of my journaling you will find the steps for Lectio Divina.  For your own Lecti
To infinity and beyond!

To infinity and beyond!

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Hi all! There has been a lot going on at BeguineAgain.com lately and I want to share it with you! We are joining forces with IntoTheBardo.wordpress.com to come together as a team to provide what we have been, spiritual practices within a daily context. But! And this is the exciting part, in addition to our daily practices, we will be publishing a monthly/semi-monthly (we haven't fully decided) that will focus on core disciples like simplicity, abundance, the earth...things like that! And in a creative way. Creative like photography, poetry, essay, stuff like that! Cool! So look for more writers to come over and for me to update things like the contributors pages and such. Can I get an Amen?  Second, we have several offerings planned as online classes that will coincide with closed discuss