Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Attempting to micromanage God

I pray all day. I pray for: the traffic light to stay green a good night’s sleep the grocery store lines to be short and the people around me to be civil. Could I be any more pious? A few weeks ago, I realized I’d been cloaking my arrogance as prayer. I’d been trying [...]

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Release the guilt, accept the love

One of the most detrimental emotions we can rigidly cling to after a loved one crosses over is guilt: over what we didn’t do, what we did do or what we thought during those last moments together. And, while this post focuses on the deep regret we feel after someone has passed away, any [...]