Category Archives: Faith

Coming Home

Exactly one year ago, I wrote a post in which I mentioned the struggles I was having with Christianity, specifically my own pursuit of “correct doctrine.” For all my Christian life, I had believed that being a “good” Christian meant having … Continue reading

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Emerging Victorious

Years ago, I got caught up in the doctrine of “do not handle, do not taste, do not touch” (which Paul warns against in Colossians 2:21 and I wrote more about HERE.)  Several things have contributed to my slow emergence … Continue reading

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The Owl

Two nights ago, I had a dream of an owl descending from the sky to land beside me on the shoulder of a busy highway, where I had pulled over for fear of driving further. The way from that point … Continue reading

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Faith Unraveled

. I thought salvation [meant] having the right opinions about God and that fighting the good fight of faith [required] defending those opinions at all costs.  I was a fundamentalist because my security and self-worth and sense of purpose in … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad

My friends like to tell one another that I am not really a born again Christian. They think of me more along the lines of that old Jonathan Miller routine: “I’m not really a Jew- I’m Jew-ish.” They think I … Continue reading

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Reminded of what I know to be true

For many weeks now, my husband has been getting paid double time for working days he’s not ordinarily scheduled to work.  Because of this, combined with my job at Amazon, we’ve completely paid off one of our credit cards and … Continue reading

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The part that loves Him well

It’s been an emotional week around here.  I want to share what has been going on, I want to invite you into my mind and my heart and my home and describe what has been happening, but I can’t find … Continue reading

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