Monthly Archives: August 2017

This Little Light of Mine – Part 2

During the Vietnam War, peace activist A.J. Muste (1885-1967), stood in front of the White House night after night with a candle – sometimes alone.  A reporter interviewed him one evening as he stood there in the rain. “Mr. Muste,” the … Continue reading

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Content – Guest Post by Sally Hoekstra

Many thanks to my friend Sally for sharing this story! My journey into yoga began this past winter when a friend and his wife invited me to attend a yoga class focusing on grief and yoga.  I was experiencing grief … Continue reading

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Eclipsed by the Holy Spirit

A total solar eclipse paraded down a swath of the United States from Oregon to South Carolina on August 21st, becoming the event of the summer – for good reason. The science behind the moon’s covering our view of the sun … Continue reading

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Going Deeper – Pray, Seek, and Turn (II Chronicles 7:14)

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, we are reminded that when … Continue reading

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“This Little Light of Mine”

Recently I posted an anecdote from the life of A.J. Muste (1885-1967), a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church who became one of the leading activists of his time in the areas of war resistance, civil rights, civil liberties, civil liberties … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“As Christians, we need to make it a top priority to care for God’s creation and the abundance it is meant to provide for all of God’s children – especially the poorest and most vulnerable – now and in future … Continue reading

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We Surrender to Win – Guest Post

This is a guest post. The writer wishes to remain anonymous. I grew up in a family where it was considered important to always “be right;” we were often corrected for any mistakes in speech or behavior. This bred a strong … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Discipline of Washing Dishes

I was making breakfast when I noticed that the kitchen sink was clogged up.  How in the world did that happen overnight?!  I could see my vision of an orderly day going “down the drain.” I turned the garbage disposal on … Continue reading

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