Author: Nancy Ross

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The City of God is Like This

The kingdom (queendom? commonwealth? city?) of God is like A mustard seed Small Easily missed. Potent. The city of God is like An olive tree An orchard A seed A wedding guest An ordinary...

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The Shape of My Lenten Journey

The early process Involved the identification of A problem A deficit Strategies to resolve it Embracing a particular goal. I made a big effort at the beginning Some early success Mixed with Reward Benefit...

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Prayer after a Faith Transition

I remember sitting in my Community of Congregation for the first time. We were a brand new group, all Mormons and former Mormons. There were a few familiar faces and a bunch of unknown...

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The Spiritual Practice of Writing Poetry

One of the most engaging spiritual practices that I have tried this year is writing poetry.  I’m not a successful maker of things and my attempts at crafts and baking usually look like bona...

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Tarot as a Spiritual Practice

I spent much of my teenage and younger adult years with just a small handful of spiritual practices, with prayer and scripture reading at the heart of those. These were both referenced continually at...