Go Do Your Thing, Child of God

This installment of Just For You includes works from a biblical scholar, an American novelist, a boy-shepherd turned king, and Jesus. I’d say that’s a pretty good line up. Defiant Joy Since taking Esau McCaulley’s course called The Bible and Theology in Color offered at Nashotah House Theological Seminary in 2020, I’ve read his book…

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There. I Said It.

I’m bringing back guest posts because I’ve made some new friends who are thoughtful and fabulous writers. They already share their words in their neck of the woods but their voices are needed in this one, too. My first guest blogger is Lesley Miller. We are in the same cohort in the Masters program at…

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Sex, Lies, and Giant Church Inc

In his book, I Told Me So, Gregg A. Ten Elshof writes, “We manage our attention in order not to see things. In our avoidance of the truth, we procrastinate, adjust our sentiments, rationalize, and switch perspectives. And when none of that works, we solicit the help of our fellow self-deceivers.” I’m thankful for those…

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Hold On, But Loosely

It took me almost two weeks to realize what was happening, and even then I didn’t fully grasp the weight of it and what it was doing to me. When I met with my spiritual director a few days after my realization, I told her I was in a season of deep grief like I’d…

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Rolling In the Deep

This season of Lent has been a time of deep grief and deep joy…..both at the same time. How is that possible? I’m not sure, but it’s happened and is happening. The stuff I share here has helped me sort the grief and joy out. Maybe it will help you sort some things out, too.…

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Hello, I’m Marie.

I’m wholeheartedly devoted to learning how to live like it matters and passionate about encouraging others to do the same.
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