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What To Do With Crisis Mode

Like many others in the world, my brain has been a swirling, churning mess today. My automatic response (my “crisis mode”) is usually oddly calm, as I tend to over-worry about those around me before I cry or take time for myself. 1,114 more words

Christianese

let me lament.

Yes, I know that Jesus is sovereign. Yes, I believe that Jesus is my true King. Yes, I believe that no evil of this world can touch the hope I have. 189 more words

My Heart

play the game (for "Rochelle")

How am I supposed to live without you
How am I supposed to carry on
When all that I’ve been livin’ for is gone

Rochelle angrily pounded the space bar, forcing the YouTube clip to stop Michael Bolton’s crooning.

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Christian Kid Songs: Herbert the Snail

Do you ever start humming a tune or singing a few words to a song and you aren’t sure why or where they’re from? For years, these lyrics have been coming to my mind once in awhile: 108 more words

Childhood

Thursdays With Oswald—Get Rid Of Jargon!

This is a weekly series with things I’m reading and pondering from Oswald Chambers. You can read the original seed thought here, or type “Thursdays With Oswald” in the search box to read more entries. 515 more words

The Reason for Your Life Story

“I’ll pray a hedge of protection around you because I’m pretty sure you’re on a slippery slope. I might go as far as loving on you through this season. 634 more words

Blog Posts

The One Christian Cliché I've Tossed for Good

Thees and Thous.

Hedge of protection.

Traveling mercies.

Let go and let God.

So many odd phrases pepper our western Christian culture. Some are rooted in Bible and some have been twisted over time. 629 more words

Walking With God