Stories about Musings and Thoughts

It was Not an Uncommon Friday.

It was not an uncommon Friday. Crucifixion was the normal punishment of the time. It was cruel, humiliating, and served as a visible warning to all who witnessed the...

Holy Week. 10 Easter Stories.

It’s holy week. And I’m undone in a most precious way. Not precious like the face of a smiling child, but precious like diamonds chipped from coal or goal...

Above All, Remember This: God Redeems Time.

“God redeems time.” I’ve said those three words hundreds of times in conversations, written them in notes, spoken them from stages in all sorts of places. I even use them...

Holy Listening, and Hearing God.

I want to be a holy listener - to hear God reveal purpose in every moment and to welcome Him in every conversation, to embrace both the times when...

The Place Where God and Humanity Intersect

“The temple is the place where God and humanity intersected.” This morning, the rain is falling again outside. The tender tapping on the window has been jotted down in my...

Bloom. Rest. Burn.

"I was taught as a child that life was a rather straight-lined, nose-to-the-grindstone series of battles followed by blessing. But childhood fables of “strive hard and strive long to...

Hope. Love. Joy. Peace. And Christmas.

As I write this little letter, Brad is stoking the fire in the living room. He’s got a pot of chili cooking, which heralds cold weather and something that...

The Beauty of Expectancy.

In the days in-between the glorious moments of beautiful birth and humble offering, the days before what had been promised and prophesied was revealed to all – the world...
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