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Rewriting the story

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I needed that like a hole in the … wall.

It was a Christmas present, something perfect, exactly what I had wanted.  It was going to epitomize stay-at-home-mom artsiness and it was going to turn my house into the inviting, cozy, humble, lived-in-but-magazine-worthy abode I’ve always wanted. It was a … Continue reading

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the best kind of worst day

Is all really grace? I look around at this place, with all its noisy plastic, the black flies landing on dirty dishes, the overgrown weeds staring me back through the finger-printed window panes … Really, is it all grace? The … Continue reading

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Sin as it is found in my eczema situation

Two summers ago, I noticed some itching on one finger of my right hand.  It looked like a small bug bite, or even a little bit of poison ivy.  I scratched and scratched, willing the discomfort away; it became splotchy. … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Broken

Nails in hands, in feet. Our only hope was broken. If I were Peter, and I stood there with my Jesus on the mount, saw Him transfigured … If I were Peter, and I saw those loaves and fishes come … Continue reading

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The dreaded James 1:27 … dun, dun, dun (imminent peril sound effect)

Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.   I will say right off the bat that this is convicting for … Continue reading

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