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Thoughts on religion, politics, life and death. And other banned topics.

Tag: faith

  • Little Faith

    We were all tired. He told us to cross the lake. He would catch up with us later. The wind was against us, so we took it in turns rowing. It was getting on toward dawn when one of the guys saw what looked like a man crossing the lake—without a boat. We were all […]

  • Pegged

    I think every human being experiences some tension between wanting to belong and wanting to be seen as a unique individual. In recent years that tension has become increasingly politicized. I grew up in a family devoted to Christ. Some of my earliest memories are of church, and they were overwhelmingly positive. I enjoyed the […]

  • Watch Out

    Luke 12 starts with Jesus addressing his disciples while a crowd listens in. He warns them to avoid hypocrisy, to fear God rather than men however powerful, and to guard against the temptation to deny him when they get into trouble with the authorities. He tells them a parable about a rich fool who thinks […]