Category Archives: On Faith and this Life

Day 1 of 3 Day Cleanse

I have a headache. I’m irritable. I’m fatigued. I’m freezing (that’s just cuz it’s Wisconsin in February, I guess.) I’m battling cravings. I wanna give in. (Oops–I did. More on that later.) Apparently all of this means it’s working, right? … Continue reading

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A New Year: Choosing Joy

I’ve let the blog lag, lately. I’m well aware, and while it saddens my heart, I just don’t have the space in my life–nor the focus and direction–to pour into this right now. WordPress sent me the usual “would you … Continue reading

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Sitting at a Yellow Light

It’s a funny thing, life. One minute, you’re put-putting along, thinking you’ve got your life pretty much down pat. At least for this phase, this time, this three year segment …. The next minute, you feel things slipping here, slipping … Continue reading

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Plot Twist: Waiting for God to Speak

Ever wondered how you ended up somewhere? Ever found yourself questioning your path? Doubting your choices? Worse yet, wondering if perhaps you didn’t hear the call you thought you heard? But it’s not always a good feeling. The God of … Continue reading

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Precious Breath: Becca, One Year Later

Exactly one year ago, at 9:42pm September 21, 2012, one of the best moments of my life quickly turned into the absolute worst moment in my life. My baby girl came into this world, and did not breathe. I remember … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Psalms: Psalm 23 Part 2

Originally posted on ERIK LINDEEN:
I love the Psalms.  They are such rich, authentic prayers by real, broken people.  Last week, I shared some reflections on the first part of Psalm 23.  Today, I want to look at the middle…

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The Art of Ministry: Generosity Required

“Listen carefully to what I am saying—and be wary of the shrewd advice that tells you how to get ahead in the world on your own. Giving, not getting, is the way. Generosity begets generosity. Stinginess impoverishes.” Mark 4:25, The … Continue reading

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