Tag Archives: God

We Know Each Other

I knew I would be walking on Holy Ground as I prepared a brief Memorial Service for my friend who has just learned that her daughter has taken her life. There is no such thing as routine circumstances for the … Continue reading

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Anchored in God’s Goodness

I opened a lap top I haven’t used for a while and found a sticky note below the keyboard that said, “Stay securely anchored in the goodness of God or your theology will be reduced to the level of your … Continue reading

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Because He Loves Them

I know of a young man who is coming to Wisconsin from Houston for Christmas. When he married his beautiful young wife, almost three years ago, he was blessed with two delightful children, as well. The boy is now nine … Continue reading

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The Advantage of Distance

I am in a motel room with a view overlooking the city. Last night I watched as the sun went down and the city lights came up. Every house in this sprawling city has a story tonight. For those in … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Suffering

God gives us glimpses into His heart by inviting us in to the fellowship of suffering. Suffering is often a uniquely personal place that defies our known ways of sharing; defies our being understood. Therefore, that which is of itself … Continue reading

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Where is the Gate to God?

I can’t seem to follow the directions for connecting with God this morning. It’s not that I think He has moved. It’s not that I haven’t found him from this very spot many times before. It’s just that this morning … Continue reading

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No Sunday Shoes

I carefully chose clothes to wear to church today. I tried to find something that is casual but respectful of an environment that facilitates the worship of God. I wore nice slacks, a black top and a classy black and … Continue reading

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