Category Archives: Love

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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Finding Joy

“I have a scripture verse for you,” Jon says, and tells me a story of The Children of Israel who, during the Feast of Trumpets, are reading the law together.  The people are convicted by what they hear and began … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

. Why didn’t I stop it? The question echos through and around me, wraps itself around my heart and constricts my breath. Why didn’t I stop it? . And yet, I know that sometimes it’s only through the telling of … Continue reading

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Ragamuffin

In the 33 years since I was first ambushed by Jesus, in the literally thousands of hours of prayer and meditation, silence and solitude in those years, I am now utterly convinced that on judgement day the Lord Jesus will … Continue reading

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Hypocrite!

I am such a hypocrite.  All day at work today, I was trying very hard to keep a low NRR score (“Negative Response Rate” – the percentage of negative feedback from customers vs. the percentage of positive feedback.)  Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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To the family of Gabby Doolin

I’ve never understood the most important verse in the bible, John 3:16:   For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. I’ve … Continue reading

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How can they know if no one goes and tells them?

One question particularly troubled me after each suicide bombing, one I’d been asking for years: Did anyone present Jesus to that young person who blew himself up?  Who was going to the terrorists?  Was anyone prepared to confront them and … Continue reading

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