Sleep in [a Little Better Feeling] Peace

Heavenly peace isn’t about all your ducks being in a row; it’s about the active decision to choose to rest and to choose to reach for the better feeling thought

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Boating Through Marriage, with Depression

Literal water makes an appearance this week with “The Water is Wide.” Did you just start humming the tune upon hearing the title? Probably. It’s a favored folk classic that has traveled the world for over a hundred years.

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You Raise Me Up

Sometimes my mountain is about the size of a step stool, but compared to the hole I just crawled out of I practically scaled Everest. Sometimes my stormy seas are about the depth of a full sink of dishes, but I might as well have surfed a tidal wave. Sometimes the shoulders I stand on are themselves shaking with sobs.
And in our quaking togetherness we become more than we can ever be on our own.

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