Monthly Archives: February 2014

Heaviness in Holiness

There is heaviness that comes with heeding the sacred. There are so many things about God that mess with me.  When I truly stop to embrace the character of God that Jesus depicts, there would be no choice but for … Continue reading

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Purity in the “I”

I think we all encounter whispers to do things; these whispers are gentle, intangible forces that suggest we go this way and not that, speak boldly or hold our tongues, pursue this dream or remain at rest in everyday realities. … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Part 1

It was Thursday evening around 5pm.  I was going to Walmart primarily for bread, milk, and a few other essentials, but as I walked into the giant superstore,  I quickly remembered that I should pick up something for the kids … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Guest Write (he knows he needs his own blog)

“Wonder is my second favorite condition to be in after love—and I sometimes wonder whether there’s even a difference.  Maybe love is just wonder aimed at a beloved.  Wonder is like grace, in that it’s not a condition we grasp; … Continue reading

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Words.

Words.  They are our primary means of both communicating and misshaping the truth. We attempt to say something Real the best way we know how– with words– but in doing so, we misrepresent things.  Because words cannot fully capture truth, … Continue reading

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a little of what life taught me today

Morning- Ellie wakes me.  Jacob is already up getting ready for work as I fumble blindly for my glasses on the floor. I walk to her room, stepping lightly on the places where I know the floor creaks.  I turn … Continue reading

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Listening to Life (warning, this is not a cute kid post)

This is the life I’ve got.  This is it. Every day I seek meaning.  I think you do too, even if you don’t realize it.  I long for significance, I long for glory, I long for weighty importance.  I want … Continue reading

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