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The Brutal and Beautiful of Being a Dad

This past month I wrote each of my adult sons a five-page letter. In it, I described my regrets as a man, husband, and father. But I also tried to express to each of them my heart for them. What … Continue reading

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It’s Your World, We’re Just Trying To Live In It

Hubris, noun an extreme and unreasonable feeling of pride and confidence in yourself: “Hubris brought him down in the end.” —Cambridge Dictionary As a young man, I felt that one of my great strengths was my self-confidence. I felt that … Continue reading

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A Feather of Faith

In Manassas, Colorado our denomination owns a piece of property in which we are trying to plant a church. But the way the underground aquifers are in that part of the San Luis Valley, the water table is relatively close … Continue reading

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A Confusing Jesus and Learning from Women

But (Jesus’ parents) did not understand what he said to them. Luke 2:50 I woke up especially early, got dressed, made myself a hot cup of coffee, kissed my sleeping wife on the cheek, and walked out into the pre-dawn … Continue reading

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Seashell Radio

I’ve only read the occasional quote by Rachel Held Evans. I’m not familiar with her work in a personal way. I’ve been attracted to other writers since she became popular. But her tragic death this past weekend and the visceral … Continue reading

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The Book that We Love

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. – Saint John It has been said that 125 people died for every word of Hitler’s Mein Kampf in WWII. It is a … Continue reading

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The King Has One More Move

He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Matthew 28:6 For the Christian, death is just a change of address. – Anne Lamott Do you recognize the name “Mel Blanc?” He was the voice behind all of … Continue reading

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