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The Lost Language of Lamentation

Being More Spiritual than the Inspired Writers
Sometimes it seems that we Christians today are guilty of being more spiritual than the inspired writers of Scripture. 1,519 more words


Finding a Home in the Dark

Three weeks ago, I turned in my thesis and completed my Master of Divinity. I know, it’s a big deal! Stay tuned in the coming months and I’ll start sharing pieces of the project, which is a collection of essays and creative writing about how our darkest seasons can reveal our deepest desires—and move us into redemptive action in the world. 60 more words


If It Does Not Further The Kingdom of God, I Will Not Dwell On It.

I used to have a sign on my bedroom wall that read: “This Does Not Exist In The Kingdom Of God.” I put that up so whatever bad or stressful situation I was in at the time, it was a reminder that it won’t exist in God’s Kingdom. 753 more words


The World lies in Darkness

The darkness of night continually moves across the surface of our planet as it rotates on its axis while orbiting the sun. However, we have celestial bodies providing a glimmer of light as well as artificial light on streets and in buildings to pierce the darkness in which we work or play. 937 more words

Writing Prompt #7: Spiritual Autopsy

Today’s slice of creativity was inspired by a list of AUTO words. 


Me, myself, and I.

Was I forever doomed to spend my whole life conducting my own spiritual autopsy? 112 more words

A Reality Smack to the Head

                          “There are two ways of spreading light, to be                                                                        the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”                                                                                                   ~Edith Wharton

I’ve been suffering from a case of the blahs lately.  821 more words

The King's Darkness

When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. At three o’clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Mark 15:33-34…

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