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Daily Practice for June 1, 2016

Daily Practice for June 1, 2016

Word: Wow. It has been about a month and a half since I did the last daily practice. I've been struggling with a chronic illness that has manifested in a new way. This new way has required new medicine. And, as my last doctor said, "Lupron, that's nasty stuff." But the alternative is a risky surgery. The surgery is a normal one - hysterectomy. But I have two scars . So a long, slow, tired slog through six months of treatment or a risky surgery. That's the choice. I shall choose the long road at this point. The presenting issue was bleeding. The problem is a large amount of fibroid tumors in inoperable places. I bled for four months. I am here to tell you now that the hemorrhaging woman story in the Bible cannot be true. It must be a metaphor. And a large crowd followed him and pressed in...
Christmas is Here!

Christmas is Here!

spiritual practice, Spirituality
An original piece of music from Larry Bridges, my son's music teacher! "May Christian, Muslim, Jew and all find peace through brotherhood." ... "Time to put aside the past time to start anew time to share in love at last. Christmas Day is near. Christmas Day is here." Larry Bridges: http://www.youtube.com/user/singerteacher Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/54908604@N08/6537302105 by the US Embassy in Pakistan, Creative Commons License 2.0

What are the fruits?

Christian Church, Christianity, Disciples of Christ, Ecumenism, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
calmness of being daffodils grow strong birds chatter of sun and seed trees bow and receive Lenten Reflection Jesus said to them, Did you never read in the Scriptures: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes"? Therefore, I say to you, the Kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit." When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they knew that he was speaking about them. And although they were attempting to arrest him, they feared the crowds, for they regarded him as a prophet. -Matthew 21:42-46 Thoughts I am so very tired today.  Even my knees are tired.  So, what are the fruits of my lectio and contemplatio?  I have no clue.  I’m ...