Tag Archives: God

the prickly ones are the most interesting

As a person who prays for more tolerance of stupidity, and more Christian forgiveness towards others and myself (we are often hardest on ourselves, you know) — it was interesting to recently read George Sayers’ biography of CS Lewis (“Jack,” … Continue reading

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Today is D-Day. There is never any “bank holiday” associated with it….but it’s an important day, nonetheless

Today is D-Day. It breaks my heart even now, to think of how brave those young men were for US and our freedom. Think of it. Wading into death for an ideal, values…risking your life to save people you’d never … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to EVERYONE! You might not be a mother – but you have one! It may be a “holiday” dreamed up by a greeting card company, but it’s the one day we kinda, sorta, hafta honor our mothers … Continue reading

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having faith in a faithless world

Originally published in MEDIUM CJ SHANNON Jul 13, 2019 · 6 min read “glimpses of heaven” © 2019 Carol Joy Shannon I didn’t always talk with people about God. In fact, only in the last few years have I been … Continue reading

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what is “safety?”

Back in the 90s, I lived for 7 months on the border of Slovenija and Croatia — and I do mean on the border: I could see the crossing from the house. The Istrian peninsula is an ancient, beautiful place. … Continue reading

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it was a dark and story night

“When you walk through the storm, hold your head up high, and don’t be afraid of the dark…walk on, walk on, through the wind and the rain, though your dreams be tossed and blown, walk on, walk on, with [God] … Continue reading

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