A Shattering Revelation

The well-known and oft quoted passage in Matthew 11:28-30 is one I treasure. I’m fond of Eugene Peterson’s version of it in The Message, still the one I grew up with is my favorite. Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me,…

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The Good Fight

human fist

To do for yourself the best that you have it in you to do – to grit your teeth and clench your fists in order to survive the world at its harshest and worst – is, by that very act, to be unable to let something be done for you and in you that is…

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Friends Are One Way

My 2023 has already been full of time spent with people I love and who love me. Long-time friends or new ones, they bring comfort and healing into my life. A funny meme. An encouraging text. A dinner in or a meetup for coffee out. Long conversations and walks at the park. I see more…

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