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In praise of healthy lament

“They have healed the brokenness of My people superficially, Saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ But there is no peace” -Jeremiah 6:14 Dissociative disorder is defined as a “disruption or breakdown of memory, awareness, identity or perception.”  It’s a common occurrence among war … Continue reading

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When “Here” is better than “There”

I wake up this morning in Colorado and, as is typical, make my coffee and then go to my ipad where I catch up on the news before reading my Bible.  It’s just getting light as I scan the news, … Continue reading

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If soil could talk… life lessons from the history of a lake

I glance at my watch.  15:50.  I shut my computer, toss on some shoes and a jacket, and am out the door because so far, all week, I’ve missed the sunsets over the lake.  It’s about a half mile down … Continue reading

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Dousing the flames of hypocrisy: The Big Value of Small Ideas

The world has turned on big ideas, of course.  Lincoln ended slavery in America.  MLK gave birth to civil rights.  Martin Luther brought the Reformation.  Plato.  Augustine.  Hitler.  Pol Pot.  Lenin. Marx.  Like the ideas or don’t; they’ve changed the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Daniel and Esther: Know Your King or Miss Your Point

The convergence of my daily Bible readings and a memorial service for my dear friend have me thinking about how much richer are lives can be if we all align around the one true thing that matters, which is Jesus … Continue reading

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