Tag Archives: sorrow

Wheat Pennies

When I was 6 years old, I got good and mad at my mother. I don’t even remember what I got angry about, but I kept quiet ― either that or she was intransigent on the issue. Whatever the case, I was … Continue reading

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Trust

I just finished watching The Impossible, a new film in which a youngish couple played by Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts have brought their three boys to Indonesia and settled into a coastal bungalow just in time for the 2004 … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Mercy

“For God has bound all men over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all” (Romans 11:32, NIV). Really? That has to be a typo or a misquote or something. No, it’s right there; I just read it … Continue reading

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