Mind Control, Forests and Trees


We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive…                                            2 Corinthians 10:5

And so I fight the currents
I fight the undertow
Help me swim away from
Where my weakness grows

And lay me down (lay me down)
At your feet
And sing the words (say the words)
That you know I need

I’m here, I want to hear your heartbeat
Please put your love around me
And just let me know
That you’re here, now I’m an arms reach from you
From the lover of my soul
You’re the lover of my soul
from “Heartbeat” by Bleach

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The Coins Continue


I would imagine, for some readers, that the fact I find (or am shown, or given) coins almost every day might make you uncomfortable.  I am RIGHT there with you, on some levels: it blows my mind, every single time. But it also delights me beyond measure, and I simply say thank you with all of my heart. Here are a few recent stories.

In mid-October, not long after I started working at the preschool, I was struggling. The one year anniversary had just passed. As I walked into the classroom that morning, feeling pretty weepy and trying so hard to pull it together so that I could be useful and interactive, there was a play dime, a plastic dime right in the middle of the otherwise clean carpet. We really have no other play money around.

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