Marilyn Elliott

Engaging formation. Living loved. Celebrating life.


Gardening my Life

Gardening my life It is now evident the plan is not moving forward. When I dug up my overgrown garden last fall I intended to hire a landscaper […]

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Ode to a Virtuous Woman

Ode to a Virtuous Woman Proverbs 31 At the time Proverbs 31 was written, virtue was a trait solely assigned to men. Women were not considered to have […]

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Foundational Ideas about Formation

#1: When it comes to formation, everything matters. Formation happens in our ‘real’ lives, in time and space, constantly. Everything is forming us, all the time. Formation is […]

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Following our Anxieties

” Most of us follow our anxieties most of the time,” is what he said. I didn’t hear anything else in the conversation. I was stabbed by his […]

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