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Category: Darkness

Holy Saturday ...

And the whole creation holds its breath ...

Everything is a miracle ...

There are only two ways to live your life. One is though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. (Albert Einstein) One of the most powerful ways to move from living a busy and bored life, a life of chaotic chores and a never-ending list of pragmatic things to […]

We are all so restless ...

The third factor that keeps us from living a centered life, according to Ronald Rolheiser, is our unbridled restlessness. All I can say to this one is ... gulp. The concept appears relatively simple: But ... Today, nothing seems enough for us. The simple and primal joys of living ... are mostly lost as we […]

Stop trying to fix people ...

One of the main reasons that many of us refuse to get involved with hurting people is that we believe we need to fix them. And we know we can’t. A friend whose child has cancer… A friend whose spouse walks out… A stranger in need… We know we do not have an easy answer […]

The slowness of God ...

I have been noticing lately that the pace around our church is, well … picking up! I find myself a little out of breath, a bit frantic, wound up, anxious to get to the next day so I can plow my way through my to-do list in the hopes of getting "caught up," whatever that […]

If you are sad, be sad ...

Christians have such a weird relationships with hard emotions. I think it is because we often are led to believe that expressing sadness, disappointment, anger, or fear means that we don't trust God, we don't believe God is good; that we are somehow failing God  by being less than perfectly cheerful every day of our lives. […]

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alice at dawn alice shirey blog
Welcome to Alice at Dawn. My short posts are meant to be regular reminders to keep walking, to keep living, to continue to listen to the voice deep within your spirit that whispers ... this is the way. Walk in it.

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