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November 17, 2012
til by Turning, Turning, We Come ‘Round Right
Spoiler alert: if you are coming to Foothills for worship tomorrow and you want to be...
November 15, 2012
Fresh Batch of Good News
I love to veg out with a magazine. Doesn't really matter what kind, just something...
November 13, 2012
I've gotta say... for all the junk and crazy-making stuff that floats around on facebook,...
November 07, 2012
A deep breath...this is a non-partisan post, I promise. In fact, I've tried to focus all my...
November 06, 2012
We The People
I was inspired and encouraged by the people I saw at the polls this morning....
November 05, 2012
Joy in the Morning
Enough. Come tomorrow, I want my friends back, I want my country back, and I...
November 03, 2012
Scattered and Sown
So this farmer went out with a bunch of seeds. And he scattered them far and...
November 03, 2012
Scent of the Sacred
Best smells for the soul: fresh lavender. or basil. cut christmas tree. my favorite leather...
November 01, 2012
Thin Places: Sanctuary
I love Halloween. Seriously, when else do you get to be a rockstar-gypsy-cowgirl AND eat...
October 31, 2012
Cut and Paste
I've had a startling revelation--I'm conservative. At least, the elements of my life reflect conservative...
October 26, 2012
In the Presence of the World
Until we understand what the land is, we are at odds with everything we touch....
October 25, 2012
How God Gets Stuff Done
It seems Mr Mourdock didn't get the message--that when God wants to get something done,...
October 24, 2012
A Bad Political Hair Day
That's what I would say, if you were slinging your hair around my territory. Alas,...
October 22, 2012
just say grace
God forgive us: when we would rather be right than do right. God forgive us:...
October 19, 2012
One More Piece of the Puzzle
On a lighter note... One of the most miraculous parts of parenting, by far, is listening...
October 17, 2012
Primetime Throwdown (yes, Brian Williams just said ‘throwdown…’)
It was a long night. I went to sleep at a decent hour, then woke...
October 16, 2012
Like a Child
When the kids hit that tiny carpet square in Worship and Wonder, they say some...
October 05, 2012
I was at a conference this week. Which meant i slept in a hotel room, without my...
September 27, 2012
I'm preaching on the Golden Rule this Sunday. Total snooze, right? It seems like the...
September 26, 2012
50 Shades of “Seriously?”
Speaking of porn... (yes, we were. yesterday, remember?) Alright, you know i'm all for equality....
September 25, 2012
The Pottery Barn Catalog (and other pornographic literature…)
It's here! It's here! The October Pottery Barn catalog...be still my heart. I mean, it...
September 07, 2012
When it rains in Phoenix, people can talk of nothing else. Srsly. Facebook, yoga class,...
August 22, 2012
Sometimes, It Falls from the Sky
It was one of those rare Phoenix days when everything shimmered with a utopian light....
August 21, 2012
I mean... way to say it out loud, Mr. Akin. Your ignorance may be astounding--horrific,...
August 17, 2012
Ask: Why Fear of Death is Killing the Church
if we were not all so afraid of our own mortality, we'd be much more...
August 16, 2012
On Doing, and Being Done
Sometimes, our addiction to that two-letter word--DO--is, in fact, the very thing standing in the...
August 15, 2012
Ode to Phoenix in Summer
Waves of heat dance off the pavement, ominous vipers hissing, "don't passsss by here..." The neighboring cactus,...
August 14, 2012
If You’re Still Saying “Lifestyle,” We’ve Still Got a Problem…
Music, diet, geography, recreation, spending habits, technology, wardrobe, living space…This is a lifestyle. And each...
August 10, 2012
What Whining Will Get You…
I've got two small children. I know what whining sounds like. Sometimes, before the request...
August 09, 2012
A Good Word
The essence of being 'timely' has utterly changed, now that news can travel to us...
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