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About spiritsearcher

In the insanity that is my life, I am amazed at how God speaks. The Spirit is often sneaky, playful, and always timely. Lest those moments where the God as Spirit breaks through and in amidst the insanity be overlooked, this blog will serve as my place to savor each sighting. Indeed, God is all around teaching, loving, and beckoning...

Darkness and Light

I watched as the sun was swallowed by the moon. I donned my groovy glasses and stood with neighbors in the cul-de-sac, staring at the sun as it was eclipsed by the darkness of the moon. The wonder and awe … Continue reading

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Tense Shoulders and Boulders

On my second day at Ring Lake Ranch (August, 2017) a hike afforded some beautiful opportunities to reflect on the cycle of life, death, and life again. Continue reading

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My teacher, Moe (a tank of a horse)

I woke five minutes before breakfast and scurried to get down in time. There were warm hellos from staff I knew from when we were here before. And within me, there was the typical rise of social anxiety taking in … Continue reading

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Stones that Sing

I hiked a little ways this morning before hunkering down on a big rock by the lake. I walked a piece of the same trail that I had walked the first day. When I walked it then, I got nervously … Continue reading

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To My Sons on Inauguration Day

To my beautiful sons, Today, Donald Trump took the Oath of Office and became the President of the United States of America.  He is now our President.  These past few months my heart has been heavy with things I want … Continue reading

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Reflection on Building Tours

Awhile back we had a guest musician who came to our church building for the first time to rehearse.  When we talked over the phone, arranging a time for him to rehearse, I gave careful instructions of how to locate … Continue reading

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Worship – First Sunday in Lent

**This first Sunday in Lent, Ginter Park Baptist Church has had to cancel activities.  This was to be the first Sunday of a series entitled, Walking into Darkness based on Barbara Brown Taylor’s book, Learning to Walk in the Dark.  … Continue reading

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