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Kumbaya

I am at home, sicker than a dog, and that has left me with a short fuse – which just got lit. I read an article today about Christian pastors and priests leaving the church in droves. Recently I’ve seen … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Fix It, It Won’t Go Away, and Some Days it is Crushingly Painful

  Despite what other people’s lives look like on the surface, I would say that probably all of us, at some time or another have been overwhelmed by fear, loneliness, pain, sorrow, or loss that is so overwhelming we don’t … Continue reading

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Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

Ah youth: endless, carefree days – adventure! Ah advancing age: clocks ticking – the blessings and curse of hindsight. If you knew then, what you know now, would you have chosen differently? In many instances – Of course you would … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Pregnant

It doesn’t take too long in life before we have acquaintance with women and girls having pregnancies both desired and feared. Roe v. Wade was decided when I was just starting high school, and so, for all intents and purposes, … Continue reading

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Personal Thoughts on Divorce

I recently read an article about divorce in a theological journal in which the writer assumed that the great number of divorces prove that people do not understand what they are promising when they marry.  The until-death-do-us-part bit. We aren’t … Continue reading

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The Intersection of How We Speak and Wanting a Seat in the Pew…

This last Sunday my husband and I accepted an invitation from friends to attend church with them. It is a very different denomination than ours and we talked with them before we accepted the invitation saying that we were seeking … Continue reading

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Austin Olive · MISSIONAL MONASTICS IN THE OLD PUEBLO?

I read this on my friend’s Facebook page yesterday. I asked him if I could share it on my blog and he graciously agreed. This is much different than what I talked about in Wanting a Seat in the Pew….but … Continue reading

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