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Portable Sunshine

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not yet seen.” –Hebrews 11:1  It’s a beautiful day. I’m gritting my teeth as I write this. Declaring this day beautiful is roughly the equivalent of looking around … Continue reading

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Unconditional Surrender

It was around 10 pm when Bill’s headlights swept through my yard and across the front of the house as he was turning into the driveway. He couldn’t pull all the way in since I was already halfway down the … Continue reading

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Overturning Adam

“Mankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away” –Confucius

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Relational Power Tools

I love it when someone commits an offense against me. I’m not being facetious. I was pedaling my Gary Fisher in the rain this morning when it hit me: interpersonal offenses are opportune moments in a relationship.

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Cosmic Lifeguard

I nearly drowned when I was four. I remember that it was a warm summer day. Life was still so simple and magical then. Those early memories come back in gauzy bursts, like sun-drenched bits of footage from 1950s films … Continue reading

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Answered Prayers

“Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.” –George MacDonald One of the more frustrating aspects of prayer is keeping it up when God doesn’t seem to be listening.

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The Paradox of Faith

A friend of mine has apparently abandoned his Christian faith and is embracing Judaism. He has begun learning Hebrew and is consuming all kinds of pro-Judaism apologetics. He is half Jewish by birth and is teaching his sons Hebrew and … Continue reading

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