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The Prettiest Thing

Bioluminescence is most simply defined as "light produced by a living organism." Mostly this phenomenon occurs in the ocean among certain species of fish, and more commonly, bacteria. It also occurs in a few land critters like glow worms and fireflies.    The first time I saw this wonder I thought it was the prettiest thing I had ever seen. Imagine bright diamonds sparkling and shimmering as they fall through your fingers into the watery blackness of the sea!    If you... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 0 comments
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The Art of Life - Meeting Ai Weiwei

The sun, which had not made an appearance since I stepped onto China's soil, wiped away the persistent gray heavens on Sept. 15th. The air was breathable and the brick walls and bicycles and tedious traffic seemed to be refreshed. Today on my schedule, thanks to the help of many art friends, was a meeting with probably the most controversial artist in the world today at his home-studio where he has been on house arrest because he tells it like it is about life in China. He is a man who pursues... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 0 comments
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A New Journey

When I moved to Atlanta after college, I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do and who I wanted to be. As an undergrad, I was a good student and active on campus, but I wasn’t committed to a particular field or seeking to be in a particular role. So I went to graduate school to try and find my way. It wasn’t until my second year in Atlanta when I joined a group of young adults, guided by experienced clergy, that I began to find my way. In a poetic sense, I was on a journey to find out who... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 0 comments
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Quiet

For several years, commentators and preachers, including myself, have bemoaned the noisiness of the 21st century.  Our world is full of chatter: from the television, from the radio, from our electronic devices, from advertisements popping up on and in anything that will sit still long enough, from commentators and preachers pointing out the chatter.  And, as we all know all too well, this chatter can dull the mind and impede our ability to listen.  But, if I am honest,... Read More
Posted by Robyn Maudlin at Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 0 comments
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