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Where Are the Forks?

I find that I often have the same difficulty Paul experienced when he writes in Romans 7 that the good he wants to do he doesn’t do and the bad that he doesn’t want to do is what he often does. 423 more words

Know Your Enemy

I’ve been re-reading C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters recently. It wasn’t intentionally matched up with the sermon series we’re in or anything: I had just finished a different book and was looking for something else to read, saw it on my shelf and thought “I haven’t read this in a while!” and dove in. 718 more words

Preparing For Worship

Sin and the Law

I’ve continued to think about the relationship between sin and the law this week, especially in relation to my daughter, who is 10 months old. We’re trying to teach her obedience, teach her what “no” and “yucky” mean. 402 more words

Preparing For Worship

The Fringes of His Power

As we enjoyed some overdue rain in California this week, I was reminded of God’s power. Likewise, as I watched a crowdsourcing campaign raise more than double its original goal to help a friend with medical expenses, I was reminded of God’s power. 421 more words

Spiritual Formation

What my cat taught me about my actions

One evening about a month ago I went out into the garage to get something out of the car. Motorboat, our cat, followed me. Fascinated by all of the scents in the garage, he moseyed from one item to the next. 521 more words


October 13th: patience{like a tree_31days writing}

I like my mugs simple and pretty, preferable slim English bone china. But once in awhile, usually at TJMaxx, I fall for those chunky ceramic ones with funny sayings printed on them. 578 more words

31 Days Of Writing