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September 09, 2011
For Such a Time as This
I was sitting on the floor of my crummy first-year-of-being-a-grownup apartment, doing grad school homework...
September 08, 2011
The Sacred Struggle
"The middle ground lies in the struggle. The acceptance that, when violence becomes necessary to...
September 01, 2011
A Cup of the Good Stuff
When's the last time you got out the good china? After I went on and...
August 31, 2011
Bless This Mess (without the stress)
Listen to me, young folks in your 20's, figuring out what you're going to be--I...
August 29, 2011
It was a rare (RARE) Saturday afternoon moment. Both kids were asleep at the same...
August 27, 2011
Saturday Night’s Alright (just alright)
One thing they don't tell you when you go into the ministry [wait--there are about...
August 26, 2011
You Can’t Handle the Truth
Some people have a loose relationship with the truth. I get that. Now me, I...
August 24, 2011
And Paul Thought Corinth Was Bad…
Naked is all the rage. Naked Juice: great lunch in a quick and easy container....
August 23, 2011
Birth Order Bingo
We've all heard the rumor that first children are more successful. Well, it's not a...
August 22, 2011
The Greatest Sweepstakes EVER
My aunt has won vehicles in sweepstakes contests. Not once. Not twice. But THREE TIMES. Impossibly...
August 18, 2011
Real Housewives and Food Challenges
There are very few things in the world that are black and white to me....
August 16, 2011
How Fancy is That?
What's that I hear? Is that a little bit of empathy, oozing from the pages...
August 11, 2011
A Little Bit Red…
"Why is it that every time we go to southern California, we are absolutely the...
August 09, 2011
Stop Making Me Look So Hot!
There are bad pictures out there, of every single one of us. Images of ourselves...
August 08, 2011
Muffin Moment: A Mean Mom and Minister
I gave her 3 chances. I am not a mean mom. 3 chances to help...
August 05, 2011
Where You From?
even though I grew up in Kentucky, I did not know I was from Kentucky...
August 03, 2011
Nice Enough… I moved last month. If you haven’t seen a blog post about the...
June 17, 2011
Do I Have Something in My Teeth?
this is not the first time someone has told me, "hey, you're still wearing your...
May 31, 2011
The Gospel of Weaver’s
I don't live in Joplin. I've never visited. I didn't lose a loved one to...
March 10, 2010
Another Song About Grace
We love to sing the song. But do we get it? That grace could save...
December 16, 2009
The Old, Old Story
Garrison Keillor forgive this poor, wayward English major who does dearly love a metaphor--even in...
November 25, 2009
Shopping for Good News
In the Christmas jungle, a little bit of wilderness can go a long way.
October 21, 2009
The way that we share our space--God's space--should reflect how we share what God has...
October 14, 2009
Trash Day Discipleship
Can these patterns of call and response build community? A modern-day, real-life litany of connectedness?
October 08, 2009
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