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Jane and Emma and Living IN Discomfort

Posted by Kirsten Beitler on Monday, October 15, 2018, In : A Brush With Life 
"I been trying so hard. I'd like to believe that this is right. That I'm where You want me to be. That this is Your church and  I am Your child. 'Cause it's too much pain, Lord. Too much suffering."



This is Jane Mannings heart cry in the movie Jane and Emma, and as I watched her, my heart reached out in sympathy and my face was wet with tears. Her cry was my cry.  I was grateful for the dark of the theater. (See a portion of the scene here, along with the wonderful I Am A Child of God music vi...
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Eye Love My Friends

Posted by Kirsten Beitler on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : All About The Eyes 

What an amazing week. It’s times like these that almost (almost) make me glad for the struggles of life. It’s times like these that reaffirm my belief in love, friendship, the basic goodness of humanity. I struggle a bit with being on the receiving end of such generosity and I have to take a deep breath and kind of distance myself from the experience. I think if I really let myself be completely in the moment of what is going on in my life right now, I would be so overwhelmed that I would...


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“Bear One Another’s Burdens, That They May Be Light”

Posted by Kirsten Beitler on Sunday, August 5, 2012, In : A Brush With Life 

Someone on Facebook made a snarky comment the other week about all the drama that has occurred in my life lately and how I kept posting about it, and how they were a little sick of hearing about it all. My first thought was hey sunshine, no one is sicker of the drama then the person it is happening to. Then I thought of those people, you know you have some too, those who are forever complaining, forever a victim, seem to not really want to get better. Was I being one of those? Gosh, I hope no...


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