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TO THE GOD NOBODY KNOWS

“I believe that the greatest truths of the universe don’t lie outside, in the study of the stars and the planets. They lie deep within us, in the magnificence of our heart, mind, and soul. Until we understand what is within, we can’t understand what is without.” ―Anita MoorjaniThe God Nobody KnowsDo you ever have […]

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I stopped praying months ago. Here’s what happened.

Everything is prayer.The truth is, I haven’t prayed in months. I wonder if it’s all glass up there. Cries for help, for deeper understanding, asking for answers, they just echo chaos back down on me. I was taught things about prayer like, “Ask and it shall be given to you, Seek and you shall find, Knock […]

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A Prayer to the Bat-Shit Crazy God

We can’t stop storms. We can’t capture the wind or refuse lightning. Claps of thunder still startle our unsuspecting bodies in the middle of the night. But we continue to trust in a bat-shit crazy God who has continued to show up for us, time and time again.