Tag Archives: Bible

Fighting Off Hopelessness

Lately I have not made going to church as much of a priority as I should. Although I’ve made it to church about once a month, I’ve skipped church to get an early start on a long bike ride or when … Continue reading

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Observing Ash Wednesday Without Judgment

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, which is a 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) My faith practice focuses on God’s love and grace more than our sin and … Continue reading

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What Does The Bible Say About Love?

Happy day after Valentine’s Day. Are you basking in the glow of a nice, romantic evening? Hitting up the clearance bins for the chocolates you didn’t get? Amused by how much others fuss over this “Hallmark Holiday”? Did you know … Continue reading

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Looking For Desert Places

I have been enjoying participating in the creation of a global Advent calendar on Instagram. Early each morning I get an email reminding me of the word for the day, a few thoughts applying the word to an Advent theme, and a … Continue reading

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Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy

One reason I never tire of hearing familiar Bible stories is their timelessness. They address core human conditions that we wrestle with today–family tensions, love triangles, power struggles, jealousy. The Parable that we heard in church last week reminded me … Continue reading

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