Tag Archives: Jesus

I Hear Him

Here’s a poem I wrote several years ago. I hope it blesses you.   I Hear Him I hear Him. . . In the awesome, roaring grandeur of the thunder the waterfall the pounding surf   And I hear Him. … Continue reading

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Easy Does It!

When winter weather keeps us from bicycling outdoors, we often use “spin-class” DVDs produced by cycling coach Graeme Street. One such session was all about accelerating. A particularly useful piece of advice from that class has stayed with me: Resist … Continue reading

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For the “Season of Love”

I recently re-read a familiar little story that seems to fit this “season of love.” You can read it here, in the Gospel of Luke. It tells about that time Jesus stopped by the home of his friends–three siblings–in the … Continue reading

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Truth

I’ve started out the past few years by choosing a “Word For the Year.” It can’t be just any word, like “petunia” or “supervise.” No, I want a character quality, something to strive toward. Sort of a one-word goal or … Continue reading

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“Real Talk” — Really.

“Real Talk” for Women, the flyer at church said. The evening gathering would be the first of its kind. The flyer went on, Real Talk. Real Conversation. Real Women. To be honest, I wasn’t optimistic. In fact, I almost didn’t … Continue reading

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A Reputation Not Your Own

“Grow up!” Back in the first century, the apostle Paul wrote a really long letter to the church in Corinth. If I had to sum up the sixteen chapters in two words, I’d say he was telling them to Grow … Continue reading

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Amazing: Grace.

Last time I explored whether it’s possible to “hate the sin but love the sinner.” My conclusion in a nutshell was that the sin, rather than the sinner, is the enemy. In short, “Yes.” It’s not only possible, but the … Continue reading

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