Panhandling with the Silent Child

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  The sermon wasn’t particularly in-depth. What is there to say on Psalm Sunday, other than Jesus gave his all. What will you give? Tim was gone all weekend at a Key Club Convention in Seattle, so I didn’t have to worry about fixing anyone dinner. I made a quick run to Starbucks for the [Read More...]

The Red-Lettered Gospel of a Homeless Poet

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Seattle’s evening rush hour traffic had finally eased off. An all-day rain had soaked the city silver. A man wearing a bear pelt cape called out as I exited Seattle’s Grand Hyatt Hotel. “Hey Miss!” Unsure who he was speaking to, I turned and faced him. Ratty dark hair hung in shoulder-length dreads.  He wore [Read More...]

Love Wins but at what cost?

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  I worry about The Marine sometimes. He would scoff at me for that, so I’ve never made mention of it until now. The news reports of 29-year-old Jaman Iseminger of Indianapolis, In. are a reminder to me that there is a real cost to serving others the way Jaman did, the way The Marine [Read More...]


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