Tag Archives: Jesus

How Just One Change Can Make All Of Life Better

Cozier is the contempt, anger justified, toward those who march to a differing tune than my own, those who would offend me. “modern me” An ad for a piece of literature finds its way into my inbox. I did not ask for it. No … Continue reading

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Speaking with a Perfect Accent

Following, is a tribute (and a stolen one I might add) to an amazing child of the King of kings. It is a precious privilege to call this tribute’d “friend.” These words were written, I will conjure by a near family member, … Continue reading

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An Opportunity To Be Like Jesus

The largest purchases I have ever made have been homes. Now The Darling and I are beginning to look at that scenario again…selling and purchasing…and the realtor’s mantra of “location, location, location” echoes in our minds. It is an old … Continue reading

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Adding the Un to Conditional Grace

We read of Jesus’ encounter with the woman caught in the act of adultery (John 8) and our nature refuses to let the text stand for what it is. Jesus declares, “Neither do I condemn you.” The words from this text are … Continue reading

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Wineskins Old and New

Having emptied the cistern of wanton religion, leaving the festive gathering at peril and crisis filling a Mother’s heart we hear, “Son, they have no more wine.” “The unconscious waters saw their God and blushed.” ~ Richard Crashaw How otherworldly to hear … Continue reading

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