love

Neglected View

Homes fall into disrepair often out of neglect. The cost to rehab an old house may not be immediately clear. No one knows what unseen costs lie behind old sheet rock or underneath old carpet.… Continue reading

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For Those Who Need Scientific Verification . . . Relationships

Kindness and generosity matter. The question that begs a response is whether or not kindness, for instance, is an inherent trait that some possess and others do not. Or, is it a muscle that needs exercise?… Continue reading

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Still Getting To Know You – 31 Years Later

I still find Eugene Peterson’s introduction to his series, Eat This Book, to be fascinatingly accurate. If you have not heard the series,… Continue reading

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Self-exposure

Some ongoing rattling around my head from Sunday’s texts from Matthew 5.

When we talk about our motivation for love we reveal a bit of our own transformation, or lack thereof. We Christians often talk of the command to love our neighbor. I wonder what it means that we … Continue reading

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Prayer in the Face of An Obscene Infinity or, No Fear When the Obscene Infinity of Love is Practiced

Recently Scott Pelley referenced the partial U.S. Government shutdown, as Groundhog Day. Shadows were long and everyone was seeing theirs, he noted. I could not help see a double entendre where the second less obvious reference was the 1993 movie starring Bill Murray. Over and again the same day … Continue reading

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