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Glory be to God for dappled things– For skies of couple-color as a brinded cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh firecoal chestnut falls; finches’ wings; Landscape plotted and pieced–fold, fallow, and plough; And all trades, their gear and tackle and trim. All things counter, original, spare, strange; Whatever is fickle, …

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It is my nature that makes me love you often, For I am love itself. It is my longing that makes me love you intensely, For I yearn to be loved from the heart. It is my eternity that makes me love you long, For I have no end.   Mechthild of Magdeburg

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Be, Lord Jesus, a bright flame before me, a guiding star above me, a smooth path below me, a kindly shepherd behind me: today, tonight, and forever.

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You will have pain and affliction, trouble and strain and doubt. But you shall not be overcome and all shall be well. Yes, all shall be well, and all will be well, and you shall see yourself that all manner of things shall be well. Julian of Norwich

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If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one lonely person into happiness again I shall not live in vain. Emily Dickinson

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God, I feel so full of contradictions. I’m squirming inside, hatching. My mind is pecking holes in my childhood. I am blank pages waiting to be written; my own drama, act one; no applause yet please. I am cures not imagined and failures I have already survived. I wear team jerseys and teem with possibilities …

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I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars, And the pismire is equally perfect, and a grain of sand, and the egg of the wren, And the tree-toad is a chef-d’oeuvre for the highest, And the running blackberry would adorn the parlors of heaven, And the narrowest hinge …

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The Blessing of the God of Miriam The blessing of the God of Miriam, Aaron and Moses, The blessing of Jesus born of the woman Mary, The blessing of the Holy Spirit who flies on before us,”Be with you all, now and forever.” Adapted by Jean Maryland, England