The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Archive for ‘September, 2014’

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Time

  As a young Christian I questioned my use of time. What if I wasn’t investing in kingdom building? I worried if it was all for…

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It’s Going to Be Okay

Sometimes I am frustrated and miserable and unable to be comforted, and then, like a furious little girl, I throw myself on the couch and bury…

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Through the Eyes of Children

Our daughter was born with a cleft lip and palate and requires frequent visits to the craniofacial center. Every time we’re there I’m humbly reminded how…

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The Two Trees

Just about everybody has heard about that ancient tree in the Garden of Eden which bore the fruit that lured the first parents of the human…

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Welcome

I recently read the poem “The Guest House” by Rumi and wrote my own poem in response: Welcome, welcome, welcome Fear of Future. Sit down with…

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Being Known

A wiser person than myself told me once: “To be in community is to be known.” This has become my latest truism. I have come to…