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Justice for your city (repost)

Originally posted May 2011 Several years ago, I visited my friend, Sarah, in San Diego. Sarah worked as a Social worker with Catholic Charities at the time, and was aware of the resources that the city had to offer. One … Continue reading

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Fighting with God: Do we win or lose?

My pride tells me that when I’m in the middle of a fight with God because I refuse to let go of something, that I’m going to lose. I don’t want to give up on whatever it is that I’m … Continue reading

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I went to Wild Goose Fest and came back in love

Many times over the last year, two of my friends consistently pestered me about attending the Wild Goose Festival. “This makes me think of you”, “I’ll take care of the details”, they’d say. In response, I told them that I … Continue reading

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Justice for your city

Several years ago, I visited my friend, Sarah, in San Diego. Sarah worked as a Social worker with Catholic Charities at the time, and was aware of the resources that the city had to offer. One sunny day we were … Continue reading

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I think I learned my lesson

Thanks for all of the comments and feedback in last week’s post about the J.O.Y. rule. It seems that really resonated with a lot of you. I like the conversations that it generated outside of the post as well. It’s … Continue reading

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Christians make terrible rules

Growing up, my family was in church every time the doors were open. Sunday morning, Sunday school, followed by church. Go home for a pot roast and an afternoon of rest. Return to church for evening service, or as we … Continue reading

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Seeing Christ

Always one to be a little late to jump on a bandwagon, I finally watched Avatar for the first time a few weeks ago. I loved it so much, that I had to watch it again the next day. The … Continue reading

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Who are the oppressed?

In church last night, we read the following passage: 9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed,    a stronghold in times of trouble. 10 Those who know your name trust in you,    for you, LORD, have never forsaken those … Continue reading

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Love yourself

1 Corinthians 13  1 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and … Continue reading

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How chocolate covered strawberries taught me about Lent

I didn’t grow up practicing Lent, or any other practice of the Christian Calendar. Over the last five years as an adult, I’ve come to appreciate the value of these sacred practices. This year, I wanted to give up something for Lent … Continue reading

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