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          July 15th…Quiet House

Why are there all these rules?  Why don’t we see you?  Why are there so many religions?  Why?  Why?  Why?  Maybe I’m finally getting to the root of my despair and misunderstanding of the universe.  213 more words


Withhold Nothing

Take a deep breath.
Now, tell God everything that is weighing heavy on your heart at this very moment.

Why do we hold so much in? 207 more words

In God We Trust (With Qualifications)

It’s always amused me that, in the United States, we proclaim ourselves a “Christian nation” and have printed on our money (often our number one idol) “In God We Trust.”  Trust for what, I wonder? 1,022 more words

Today, I choose joy.

I just walked home from work under the clear Sapporo night sky, praying out loud to the God who loves me, and this was the thought that hit me. 495 more words


Good Grief

I will always hold a soft spot in my heart for Charlie Brown, especially since I played Violet (Lucy’s sidekick) in the musical Snoopy! in high school.   1,072 more words

The Good Girl Complex

For years, I hated the word sin.

I cringed at the sound of it, hated the way it looked, despised how often Christians used it and doubted what it meant – or what I thought it meant, anyway. 1,387 more words


10 Reasons Why YOU Should Take A Canoe Trip This Summer

1) If you love nature

If you love to explore wild, un-touched parts of God’s creation, if you love to see the sun rise and fall on each new day, if you love the taste of the rain, the smell of the forest, the songs of a feathered choir, the gentle rocking rythm of the current against your canoe, if you want to effortlessly spy on a trout, or an eagle, or a deer or heron or bear quietly going about it’s business from your watery vantage point, COME ON A CANOE TRIP! 657 more words

Life Lessons... And An Occasional Smack Upside The Head