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The black dog…

I have a black dog, a darkness that will not shift regardless of circumstances. It comes and goes, sometimes circling hungrily, sometimes shy and hiding in the background, sometimes as far from the horizon as the eye can see. When … Continue reading

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Acedia 2

The second in my posting thoughts on Acedia, from Kathleen Norris’ excellent book on the subject. One of the hardest parts of this struggle is not being able to put thoughts into words, explaining my inner thoughts to people without … Continue reading

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Acedia – What is it?

I’ve been ploughing through Kathleen Norris’ excellent book on Acedia recently and over the next week or so I want to put up some quotes and reflections from my time in the book. Mainly so I can remember them in … Continue reading

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