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Posts tagged ‘Christianity’

Bonhoeffer, Insignificance, and the Ministry of Presence

“He has made the lowly and humble to be lifted up. That is the wonder of wonders, that God loves the lowly: ‘God has been mindful of the humble state of his servant.’ Read more

Hope for the Wilderness Wanderer: Book Review of Marlena Graves’ A Beautiful Disaster

In my little office I have a few bookshelves reserved for books that are ‘keepers,’ the ones I’ve read and keep, knowing I’ll read them again and again.

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Cracks in our Shell and the Illusion of Perfection

The baby waiting to break through the shell is unaware of the beauty of its outward appearance. By instinct it simply must break through to experience new life. Without breaking through, it will die.

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On Sunsets & Living Poems

Everyday, the Divine Artist creates masterpieces. As I descended the wooden plank walkway, I couldn’t help but wonder how many of them I’ve missed. In my busyness? How many times have I allowed beauty to be overshadowed by things over which I have no control?

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One Word 2013 Recap & My Word for 2014

If there’s been a year I needed to remember that regardless of my physical dwelling, that the dwelling of my heart and soul is secure, it’s been this past year. Read more