Category Archives: A Month for Loki

The Lesson

It is not a game But a dance. Never the same for long, The steps don’t always Seem to match the music And yet it works. Somehow. Often awkwardly. I stumble over my feet (or His) But He keeps leading … Continue reading

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Circular Reasoning

There’s this teaching technique I have experienced at Loki’s er, hands, that I have a hard time describing in simple terms, but I often think about it as being led down what seems like a twisty-windy path only to wind … Continue reading

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An environmentalist interpretation of the binding of Loki

This has been hanging around in the back of my mind for about a year now. I took a crack at a draft earlier this year, to get some of my thoughts down; that draft has been sent to join … Continue reading

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Loving a Savage God

Like loving the prairie: The wide, open plains, So empty, bleak Even in summer. Heart-stoppingly beautiful. Holy awe and terror, Knowing how small and alone you are In the face of all this Vast, stark wildness That you know cares … Continue reading

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A thousand small dams, now less functional

I have cried more Since You came into my life Than I did over a handful of years Preceding that, and over more Different things than I ever knew I’d need to: Issues being avoided, New realizations, Impending losses – … Continue reading

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All twisty-windy paths lead to the same place

Years ago, in college, shortly before I got married, I convinced my soon-to-be husband that we ought to buy this small parrot I’d seen in a local pet store and fallen instantly in love with. “Groom’s gift for the bride?” … Continue reading

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From my “reminds me of Loki” playlist

One of the reasons I did the opposite of run away screaming when I thought Loki might want something to do with me is that I’ve always valued making change when necessary, either with my own life, or trying to … Continue reading

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