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    Outpourings of the Heart Part 1: The Power of Lamenting

    Naming the Unnamed Things What’s something in your life, friend, that is causing you grief, sadness, or sorrow?  Have you named it?  In her book Walking on Water, Madeleine L’Engle says, “Our names are part of our wholeness. To be given a name is an act of intimacy as powerful as any act of love. Naming is powerful when it comes to people. But it’s powerful for other things as well.” To give how we’re feeling, and why we’re feeling it a name, brings the emotions that we carry from behind the curtain of darkness and into the marvelous Light of Jesus’ healing, life-giving presence.  Especially when we name the…