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Mar. 4th, 2007 @ 10:22 pm open prayer thread
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
What's on your heart?

...Also, we ought to start talking about an Easter service! Who's up for coming, who's up for participating?
Feb. 25th, 2007 @ 09:57 pm open prayer thread
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: creativecreative
What's on your heart?
Feb. 21st, 2007 @ 07:15 am ash on an old man's sleeve
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: dirtyashed
Today, for those of us who observe it, is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, the period of forty days leading up to Easter.

Lent not just a season of giving up, but a season of letting go -- abandoning the less-than-good things you want for the things you know are better for you. I don't usually give up something in particular, but make it a point to be mindful through the coming weeks of my willpower, making myself stop at one cookie, go to bed at a reasonable hour, exercise more, go through with the things I don't want to do. This season can be a good reminder that there are still angels and demons to wrestle with in all our lives, as well as an encouragement to meet them head-on and prepared.

This morning I ashed myself with the remnants of rejection letters; today, I am wearing upon my brow despair; tonight, I will come home and wash it off, and it will be gone.
Feb. 4th, 2007 @ 04:52 pm open prayer thread
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: coldcold
What's on your heart?
Jan. 28th, 2007 @ 07:18 pm open prayer thread
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: worriedworried
What's on your heart?

Special prayers for a friend who's having a rough time of it, that she may find peace and happiness wherever life leads her.
Jan. 21st, 2007 @ 09:59 pm Open Prayer Thread
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
What's on your heart?

I know there's a lot of stress and concern going on both in the world and in a lot of peoples' lives at this moment, and I send out all the love and prayers and good thoughts I can muster to each and every one of you.
Jan. 7th, 2007 @ 08:36 pm Open Prayer Thread
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: lazylazy
What's on your heart? And how's the new year been treating you so far?
Dec. 31st, 2006 @ 11:47 am advent calendar, 31 December
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: peacefulpeaceful
What's on your heart?

I know this question gets asked a lot through the year -- mostly by me -- but there's a great deal weighing on our hearts as the year ends. Nothing in nature demands that today is one year, while tomorrow is another; it is an entirely human designation, a distinction made on calendars and in peoples' hearts. The new year does not mandate a new beginning, but affords great opportunity for one.

Take at least a few minutes today to reflect on where you were a year ago, and how it's gotten to the place you are today. What will you do to make this better in this coming year? What will you do to ensure the good things stay the same? What are you going to do with this new beginning? What are your hopes, your fears, your anxieties, your desires for the new year? And how are you going to prepare yourself for what the year will bring?

They say that whatever you're doing as the new year rolls over, you'll be doing it for the rest of the year. As such, I hope each and every one of you is doing something you love when your midnight comes around, with someone you love, in a place to change and learn and grow.

After all, it's 2007 tomorrow. Anything could happen.

Happy New Year.
Dec. 30th, 2006 @ 01:00 pm December 30: Advent calendar
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Black fox
amaebi:
Today is my small son's second birthday. As we celebrate new life and new hope this month, let us also celebrate growth and amazing graces that bloom unexpectedly in ourselves and others!
Chun Woo and bikeCollapse )
Dec. 29th, 2006 @ 11:28 pm advent calendar, 29 December
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matthew mark luke john
ladysisyphus:
Current Mood: draineddrained
Counting Crows - A Long December (album version)
Counting Crows - A Long December (live)

Lyrics can be found here. This is my favourite end-of-the-year song, and it's about time to start listening to it on repeat.