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God Isn’t Always Trying to Teach Us Stuff

Sorry folks. No new piece of writing came together for me this week. I hope you enjoy this post, originally published in 2013.  God knows my thoughts even before I do.* And having heard all my thoughts, God must have a … Continue reading

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God Isn’t Always Trying to Teach Us Stuff

 “If God speaks anywhere, it is into our personal lives that he speaks…” – Frederick Buechner, Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation God knows our thoughts even before we do (Psalm 139). And having heard all our thoughts, God must … Continue reading

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The Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Farting Machine

These are my grandchildren, Hadrian and Hannah. Are you surprised I’ve had the fortitude to wait until my fourth post before I’ve written about them? These beautiful children are five years old, born six weeks apart and I was there … 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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