Tag Archives: Isaiah 43:2

It Isn’t That Easy

It isn’t that easy. Jesus asks, “Are you coming?” I say, “Yes.” And then what? I’m not instantly empowered like a superhero released from the kryptonite of salt and sugar, egoic desires, or negative thoughts. Taking Jesus’ hand won’t prevent … Continue reading

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When You Are In Over Your Head

“I’m so sorry to hear that,” I said to Sally after she shared the news that her mother was dying. “Don’t worry about the retreat. I’ll find someone to fill in for you.” She’d been looking forward to co-facilitating the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Wish

It’s a new year, and I would love to leave my old identity behind. Remember in “Undoing My Life” God asked me to let go of my identity as the Rejected One? That undoing continues whenever I feel rejected. I hate it when that happens. I … Continue reading

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Hidden in the Cleft of the Rock

One Friday I misplaced my cell phone. I went back to Heidi’s place where I thought I had left it. I was about to go inside to find it when Fred said, “Look down.” My cell phone was in the gravel … Continue reading

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