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Welcome to Finding the River, a weekly blog that springs from seeking to know the Divine in daily life. My story: I grew up as a Methodist in North Carolina, and lived in various places before settling in the Boston area twelve years ago. I’m a poet, a wife, a mom of two teenage boys, and a believer (an Episcopalian) trying to follow God more closely. I’ve recently found myself in conversations with all kinds of people who say some version of: “What’s with all the Christian stuff? Should I check it out? It seems so hopeful, so helpful, so attractive, so… satisfying, when nothing else is working for me right now.” Here’s what my friend Cathy, an Episcopal priest, said when I told her I was thinking about writing about these questions outside of my poems: “What about writing on the invitation to come to…