Monthly Archives: January 2017

Early Morning Thoughts

. . . from Kayla McClurg, one of my favorite writers: “The world says, try to avoid anything that brings pain or, God forbid, might even make us weep, but Jesus says if we never weep, how will we learn … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Our Walking-Around Life ( Romans 12: 1-2)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this passage from Romans, Paul encourages us … Continue reading

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Just Ask a Question!

Today my husband shared a story that Hispanic comedian Gabriel Iglesias, better known as Fluffy, told about his appearance in a country in the Middle East. All of his jokes were falling flat. He looked out at the audience more carefully, … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – “Look Life in the Face” (Psalm 71: 17-22)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this passage, the Psalmist encourages us to … Continue reading

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Journey – Caring – by Guest Blogger Laura Bortner

A journey can be an actual trip or it can be a pathway to spiritual or emotional growth. It can describe the change of a relationship, the sharing or ending of a marriage, the details of a career, the recognition of … Continue reading

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“Let Us Be Dissatisfied!”

On this inauguration day of our 45th president, these words (courtesy of the Inward/Outward website provided by the Church of the Saviour) by Dr. Martin Luther King are as appropriate as they were in 1967. Let us all pray and work … Continue reading

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Craving Control

This blog now contains over 580 posts. The post below first appeared on September 8 2014.  I am sharing it again because it gets at the crux of what it means to surrender to God, something that is crucial in … Continue reading

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To Act Justly – We will Go Deeper in Faith

The Ten Commitments of Resistance in the Trump Era by Wallis, editor of the social justice journal Sojourners, was written to help Christians deal positively with the election of Donald Trump and the principles of his presidency. No matter what side … Continue reading

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