The eight year anniversary of my baptism is tomorrow, and I’ve recently been thinking about what on earth keeps me … More
‘Blessed are the peacemakers‘ When I think of peace, I think of white doves, olive branches and conscientious objectors. Peace … More
Some quick scribblings from a recent experience. Dedicated to Rachel Held Evans who showed me the beauty of broken unbelief. … More
Thoughts on 2018
Life has, for all its horror, been found by God to be worth dying for.
power, goodness &”changing the world”
How often do we pursue change because what we actually seek is power?
Fruits of the Spirit
A look back over a term of thinking on the fruits of the spirit.
What it means to have faith
Our faith is built on the character we know God to have. Our faith lays a hold on the faithfulness of God.
Two Posts I love from Anne Lamott
I ask, “Is anyone here wearing one green and one orange shoelace?” and a very tell and shy girl will raise her hand, and I will say, “Honey Bear? You are loved and chosen. As is, here and now and always. This is a come as you are system.” The girl (who had just gotten arrested for drunk and disorderly) smiled, blushed, and dipped her head like a swan.
A Short Prayer
May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may boldly apply the truth of Christ and love as he loved.
Treasure in jars of clay
A re-write of 2 Corinthians 4.
The Hiding Place – Corrie ten Boom
“In darkness God’s truth shines most clear.”
My everything & my All in All
Words I inadvertently composed in my head as I’ve been working today. I pray that the beauty of this grace, of this invitation to be one of God’s people, is not lost on you today.