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Walking with Christ for Lent

Today is the second official day of Lent; but it counts as day 1 in our Christ Walk program. Because several in our group either aren’t on Facebook, or are fasting from it during this season, I have decided to … Continue reading

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Dear Mother of Screaming Child,

I’m not smiling because I’m judging you and find your desperation amusing. I’m smiling because I’ve been where you are and I know you will make it through, even if you don’t feel like it at the moment. I’m smiling … Continue reading

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Changing Our Want

     I want to eat to eat what I want and be thin.      I have had to face the reality that not everyone’s body responds to food the same way. Some people are able to eat whatever … Continue reading

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Something Supernatural

We humans are fascinated by the supernatural. We love vampire romances, demon-slayers, ghost hunters, etc. We investigate supernatural things as a form of entertainment. I believe God put that interest in us as part of that God-shaped hole which only … Continue reading

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Getting Our Minds Right

This is why I speak to the crowds in parables: although they see, they don’t really see; and although they hear, they don’t really hear or understand. What Isaiah prophesied has become completely true for them: You will hear, to … Continue reading

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Fleeing the Land of Excess (part 2)

Yesterday I made the argument here that we, as individuals and as a nation, are “owned” by our affinity for excessive consumption. It’s killing us. Payback looms on the horizon. We know this. It stresses us. We want to fix … Continue reading

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Dreaded Plateau

I haven’t posted about my getting healthy journey in awhile. To be honest, this hasn’t been the quick or profound trip I had hoped. I’m coming up on a year now and am not where I had planned to be at … Continue reading

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