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The Work of a Smith

“And Moses said to the sons of Israel, Behold! Jehovah has called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.

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Joints Out of Place

My posting of this is not an endorsement of Perkins as a true Christian, or even a blanket-agreement with what he says here below. Like many of my previous posts on “vocation,” this is primarily for interest’s sake. 61 more words


You're Moving Out Today

Pack up your rubber duck, I’d like to wish you luck…

I hate moving.  Moving sucks.  The packing of boxes, the culling of drawers and cupboards, the cleaning of areas long hidden by fridges and shelves and televisions.  1,018 more words

Here I am Lord, Send Me

Back in December of 2011, I started this blog as a response to Flannery O’Connor’s statement, “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.”  Someone who knows me well pointed out that while I was often hesitant to declare my thoughts aloud, my ability to write them out was a strength. 152 more words


Life Lessons (Masquerading as Art Lessons)

For a long while, I’ve been lost and confused about the seemingly opposite and nigh irreconcilable pull of both artless commerce and artful consciousness.

The mastery of life–which seems for all intents and purposes to be “making a living”–and the mastery of art looked like paths that diverged… 220 more words


A journey inward... onward!

My day to day experiences serve as filters through which I am able to know myself better and to get to know more about Jesus inside out. 340 more words


On Work and Vocation

Rethinking our expectations for meaningful work. Originally published at The Common Vision 342 more words