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    Cosmic Abode

    The result of living out of a mythology of self and without grace, the grace of dignity – the truth of who I am, who you are, as uniquely imaging God – the result of living for the myth and not living in the grace of knowing my true worth … is shame. If each of us understands of what our relationship with God consists, If each of us let go of the mask that we made identity – cobbled together as a façade - our entire sense of worth is no longer in question; and there is no longer shame. But we have to have faith. Believe that the…

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    At Home With Hope

    All Saint’s Day, known to be observed certainly by the eighth century, seems to coincide with various traditions that mark the move from harvest into the season of hibernation and death – in the northern hemisphere, anyway. Britain’s observance is noted by the early 700s to possibly replace, Samhain (pronounced sauh-in) the Celtic festival of the dead, and translated just means summer’s end. My daughter Greer studied a semester Irish – Gaelic language, music and tradition at the University College Cork, Ireland, so I had inside information on this one! But it is a natural – in the truest sense of the word, as nature follows this trajectory – to…