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Category: Friendship With God

The way of grace ...

I want to earn my way. I want to live in the world of achievement and merit. I prefer to prove myself worthy ... of God, of love, of my existence. There is another way, though. A way that differs from the world of merit like day differs from night. And I turn to Robert […]

God is not absent ...

Friends, do not be confused. God does not live here, but not there, in this place, but not that, in this person's face, but not that person's, in this holy space, but not that profane one. Don't be confused. Poets always say it best: God is not absent. He is everywhere in the world we […]

Jesus loves even me ...

If you ever feel unworthy … If you question whether or not God can love you … If your guilt and shame ever overwhelm you … If you wonder if God turns his face away … Please remember that Jesus washed the feet of Judas, the dirty, filthy, betraying feet of the one who would […]

A new way of struggling ...

"To struggle used to be to grab with both hands and shake and twist and turn and push and shove and not give in but wrest an answer from it all as Jacob did a blessing. But there is another way to struggle with an issue, a question -- Simply to jump off into the […]

God will not be boxed in ...

Heard this Gungor song on Spotify yesterday and thought I'd share it here … Just enough in it to potentially offend many … Which is what Jesus often did. And, remember who he offended most? Those in power. Those in religious power. Those who thought they were "in." Those who thought they knew who were […]

A place of creative incubation ...

Sacred space is an absolute necessity for anybody today. You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don’t know what was in the newspapers that morning, you don’t know who your friends are, you don’t know what you owe anybody, you don’t know what anybody owes to you. […]

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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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