Here is what I know about dreams: Dreams can make us live, but they can also leave a hole inside us when they die. Some of them come true. But it’s the ones that don’t come true, the ones that go down in flames, that can kill us. But here is the secret: If we embrace them and take them into our holy room, if we sit and learn what they have to teach us, they may just help us live.
—Dee Dee Risher, The Soulmaking Room (Upper Room Books, 2016)
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If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you.
—James 1:5 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
Creator God, I give this day over to you and to the mystery of faith. I commit space and time in this very day for soul work.
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