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The Dead Alternator Speaks

Frederick Buechner once said that if he were to sum up in a few words the essence of everything he was trying to say both as a novelist and as a preacher, it would be this: Listen to your life. … Continue reading

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It Takes a Dead Alternator to Raise a Village

My stomach felt queasy. How was this was going to work out? We were camping in Washington State when the alternator of our ’91 Mazda died. At least that’s what Fred suspected after he checked under the hood. “The kicker … Continue reading

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This Journey Begins

When we pray, God is usually silent. This makes relating to God awkward, to say the least.  Books have been written over the centuries that tell us how to overcome this problem, but few show us. No matter how many … Continue reading

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