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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Pain and Hope


I woke suddenly in the wee hours, the dark hours. Was it the weird dream I was having? Maybe. But aside from that, I immediately was aware that I had passed the anniversary of my first child’s death and had not remembered. 390 more words

The End of My Evangelicalism

Faith Struggle Part 3 | Read Part 2 here

The next installment is dated from December of last year. The election season was in full swing (or you may want to characterize it as “full meltdown”) and I was becoming more and more distressed with what I was seeing from my Evangelical Christian brothers and sisters. 1,601 more words

Faith Struggle

Why I Rejected the Label "Christian"

Faith Struggle Part 2 | Part 1 is here

The next document in my folder “Faith Struggle” is dated August of 2012. That’s fourteen years from my… 895 more words

Faith Struggle

Faith Struggle: The Beginning

I became a Christian in 1992. I was one of those fast rising “stars” in my church of over 2,000. I came in with musical skills, and that was considered a plus, and so I was immediately drafted into the worship team and (at that time), both choirs. 459 more words


Ps 23:4

Even though I walk through the darkest valley (the valley of the shadow of death)
I will fear no evil,
    for you are with me; 849 more words


I Wonder

Do you ever wonder about all those people you have crossed paths with, crossed wills with,

and do you ever wonder what it will be like to spend eternity with them—those who pressed all your wrong buttons and abused your good nature? 225 more words