A Way

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A broom is a highly effective tool… until it’s not. And it doesn’t take long to figure out if a broom is up to the task. When the bristles no longer do the job, debris slips through, making the task of sweeping almost futile. You simply can’t clean. In scripture this idea of cleaning, or … Read More

More… Self Control

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I grew up with lots of rules… A highly disciplined environment. Mr. Adams – the principle of my elementary school – would walk around with a large paddle at recess and wack kids who were out of line. Sounds criminal today, but was normalized back in the day. And while we didn’t have a guy … Read More

More… Faithfulness

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Michelle was on the phone. She had lost her mom to cancer, 9 months previous. And now Michelle was calling me to tell me that now her father had passed in his sleep of a diabetic coma. She was in her early twenties and now she and her older sister were left alone… far too … Read More

More… Kindness

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Years ago, while on a youth group retreat, we had all finished breakfast at a McDonald’s and were walking back to the bus when I heard some loud shouting in the drive thru. It was clearly a man’s voice loudly berating the McDonald’s drive thru employee and as his car pulled away I could see … Read More

More… Patience

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More…. Patience Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond … Read More

More… Love

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More… love John 13:34-35 34 I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” (John 13:34-35 NRS) More love, Jesus says, more love … Read More

More… Peace, John 16:32-33

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You and I, all of us, are all living in between. Living in between darkness and light… Living in between despair and hope… Living in between pain and peace… We are not robots, we are human and we are fragile, we have fears… And that we are physical beings, with cells that naturally decline or … Read More