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Creativity and the Holy Spirit: Resistance, Hospitality, and Permission

My final reflection for my Seminary course on the Holy Spirit: Shortly after starting to put together some thoughts and some notes on creativity and the Holy Spirit, I discovered that this topic was bigger than the parameters of this assignment. I feel I could study the intersection of these two concepts indefinitely. Therefore, for… Continue reading Creativity and the Holy Spirit: Resistance, Hospitality, and Permission

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Curiosity

I am asked: “What is your inner source of orientation? What is your inner compass?” So I begin to wonder....hmmm....what guides me? To be honest,curiosity points the way.I follow untilthe road gets toughthen I ache toturn back.Who wins? Comfort or curiosity?On a cold day, maybe comfort.When I have the energy, maybe curiosity. So, is curiosity… Continue reading Curiosity

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Drip, Drip, Drip

Drip.....drip.....drip like a faucet dripping my thoughts Drip.....drip.....drip.....drip not a complete flow Just drip.....drip.....drip the pattern draws me to sleepiness and heavy eyelids that same pattern bobs me awake Drip.....drip.....drip I cannot help but be annoyed And then the puppy comes in with her fluffy fur and wet kisses.  Just enough weight on my lap… Continue reading Drip, Drip, Drip