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Marriage as Covenant, Church as Marriage

Today is the twenty-second anniversary of our marriage. It has been, and continues to be, a crazy-busy, head-spinning, gut-wrenching week, so we’ve agreed to postpone our celebration until sometime late next week or the following week. 860 more words


Blind Beauty BOOK REVIEW

What a charming, well-told, and heart-touching collection of stories. Though these are fairy tale retellings, don’t expect to hear the same stories you think you’re familiar with. 265 more words


Celebration is a Necessity

In reflecting on my year, I wrote down four main things that I felt I had learned:


Psalm 1:6 (Still Waters … A Slow Walk through the Psalms)

This is the last Psalm 1 entry of Still Waters … A Slow Walk through the Psalms. If you haven’t read my first entries, please feel free to click… 570 more words

The Prostitute and the Pharisee

I don’t know how to say this nicely, so I’ll say it simply: I don’t like John Piper. I’ll grant you that I don’t know a lot about him, but I know enough. 1,419 more words


Day 1: Knowing yourself

The first step is the hardest step.

Today starts the day of reckoning that your life desperately needs. How would you weigh out all the… 654 more words


The Heart of the matter

I’ve been a little quiet lately. Its been an odd place of trusting in God’s promises for the future, but also guarding against the frustrations of reality seeming so very, vastly far from where we want to be… a strange tension builds into a sort of vacuum. 660 more words