Monthly Archives: January 2018

From My Reading

Brother Lawrence was a mustard seed man, a simple cook who trained for years to hold God in his mind until it became routine, second nature, a holy habit — the mature tree. We can learn to live in his … Continue reading

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Living in Harmony – with God

The world is spinning – seemingly out of control.  Divergence not diversity is the theme. Lies trump truth. Pain and hurt, shame and guilt abound. Vile comments, pictures, and behaviors sear our souls. Violence and human misery cause our hearts to … Continue reading

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Gray Dots and Golden Stars

One of my favorite “children’s” books is You are Special by Max Lucado. The book is populated by wooden people, the Wemmicks. The Wemmicks are pretty judgmental! They give gray dot stickers to people they find lacking – nose too big, wooden … Continue reading

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Living in Harmony – Me, Myself and I

The world is spinning – seemingly out of control.  Divergence not diversity is the theme. Lies trump truth. Pain and hurt, shame and guilt abound. Vile comments, pictures, and behaviors sear our souls. Violence and human misery cause our hearts … Continue reading

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Going Deeper – Safe in God’s Love (Romans 8: 38-39)

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

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Living in Harmony – Beginning

The world is spinning – seemingly out of control.  Divergence not diversity is the theme. Lies trump truth. Pain and hurt, shame and guilt abound. Vile comments, pictures, and behaviors sear our souls. Violence and human misery cause our hearts … Continue reading

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Becoming

 The year 2017 is now history, and many of us are saying, “Thank goodness!” This December, the media has done a superb,sometimes overwhelming, job of reminding us of what a consequential year it has been. Looking back on a year just … Continue reading

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A Vision for Freedom – by Mitch Bortner, Guest Blogger

This week I am featuring posts by two members of my second writing group.  Mitch Bortner is the newest member of the writing group which meets at my apartment complex. I recently went to an ophthalmologist to choose a pair … Continue reading

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