Monthly Archives: February 2015

Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 10

What If I Fail? WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I’m tired. Again. It’s been another very full day. Which is wonderful, except that I don’t have much energy or motivation left to write. So I am starting with where I am right … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 9

Listening to Intuition WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Okay, so sleep is important. I’ve been doing lots of good body stuff, but coming up short on sleep. So today after lunch I took a nap. It helped. Got into my body work … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 8

I Should Have Taken a Nap WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Yesterday was beautiful. Productive and satisfying with many highs. I earned it. I worked hard for it. I carved out time for myself. I showed up. I balanced introspective periods with … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 7

Touching into New Places WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I want to free myself to follow the leading of spirit into new territory. To the places where I will encounter the radical Jesus. Who is the radical Jesus? The one who taught … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 6

Breathing into a Body of Resistance WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I have been loving this process of writing about my Lenten journey. As I hoped, I am discovering things about myself through the discipline of daily writing and self-pleasuring. Initially, I … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 5

Comfortable Temptations versus Uncomfortable Healing WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Lent commemorates the period when Jesus was led by Spirit into the desert, a place free of the usual distractions, for a showdown with temptation. He fasted and prayed for forty days, … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 4

I started out to write something about my struggles with connecting with my body. But it felt like an academic discussion so I deleted it. This question arose for me: where’s the juice in my life today? Where is the … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 3

Why am I writing about sexuality? Because so many people are suffering about some aspect of sex. So many problems with poor body image and low self-esteem relate to sexual shame. I know this has been true in my own … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 2

After I blogged here yesterday, I felt great—satisfied with what I wrote and satisfied that I am expressing honestly what I feel called to say. I hope my Lenten journey will offer you some strength, hope, and courage for your … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent

Day 1 Last night I attended a worship service for Ash Wednesday at my church, the Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa. As I started to think about the commitments I could make for Lent, the first and strongest thought that … Continue reading

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