Category Archives: the Struggle is Real

Masked Bandits

I have all kinds of succulents and cacti growing on the steps and on our patio. But recently I dropped seeds into some extra little pots that I have—tomato currant, chili pequin, and sweet pepper. The tiny plants had just … Continue reading

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Shock Value

I’ve been reading through the Bible this year with an amazing group of women. Currently we’re in Ezekiel and it’s been quite the ride. Ezekiel is filled with a considerable amount of imagery and some of it quite shocking.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Packing up our toys

Ever watch a group of kids play when one of them gets angry? The angry kid just might pack up her toys and leave. But if you criticize and attack each other, be careful that you don’t destroy each other. … Continue reading

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Swiss Cheese Theology

Swiss cheese theology. Or one might also call it hole in the fence theology. No, I’m not talking about holes in our theology or our doctrine. Rather, I’m suggesting that maybe our theology and doctrines only see a small portion … Continue reading

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This is my Church

I walked through the wood on a winter day. A pleasant day. A pleasant path. Hints of green winter grass poked up amongst the brown. Some of the trees sported bare branches. Some did not. Some trees designed to keep … Continue reading

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