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Reflections on Psalm 119 (ר Resh)

Psalm 119: 153-160 153 See my pain and rescue me! For I do not forget your law. 154 Fight for me and defend me! Revive me with your word! 155 The wicked have no chance for deliverance, for they do not seek your … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Tale

I once ate nothing but rice for three days. It wasn’t a diet or a fast; I was broke. I had managed my money poorly during the previous weeks, and work was scarce to begin with. Finally, I got up … Continue reading

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Barrel Nuts

When it happened, I was up to my elbows in dowels, washers, screwdrivers, panels — and barrel nuts. I had spent most of the day building pre-fab furniture my mom had bought for her new Portland apartment. It is mostly … Continue reading

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Adrian

“Do not forget to show kindness to strangers, for in this way, some have entertained angels unawares.” –Hebrews 13:2 She arrived around three in the morning. I saw her through the picture window as she was approaching

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