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The Boundary Breaker

In John chapter 4, we see Jesus crossing racial and social boundaries to talk to a Samaritan woman. If you’ve been reading my posts, today I am trying something just a little different. 839 more words

John 4


It’s a bright Friday morning. The clear skies brings to my consciousness what transparency looks like.

It’s beautiful.

We are familiar with the sentence don’t lie to me; just tell me the truth. 262 more words

Singing my Redemption Song

For a while I lingered there, the story of the woman from Samaria who had an encounter with Jesus at the well.

I understood the way he sought her, it's the way He sought me, the way He still does. 194 more words


Water Is Life

A number of years ago, I was playing in a ball tournament in New Minas, it was the hottest weekend of the year, blazing sun, there’s a distinct lack of trees on a ball field. 1,179 more words


My Dad is the Boss

“My dad is the boss of you.”

My son explains this to his big sister’s friends, as if it’s an essential fact of life that they need to know. 757 more words

Thoughts From My Quiet Time

You Can't Drink From That Well

It’s midday, the sun is high overhead, the surrounding mountainous land is parched and dry, and she is hot.  The woman goes out to draw her water for the day, knowing she’ll be alone at the well this time of day, away from sideways looks and gossiping tongues.  763 more words


Third Sunday of Lent 2017

Readings can be found here.

(I am using the long form for the Gospel.)

This week, it seems like the theme is water, and I have to admit: It’s ironic for me. 1,084 more words