God is not “church”

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I have been doing a lot of writing, but even more praying lately. I have been praying about many things. I have been praying for peace, for a calmness to extinguish my sorrow and rage. I have been praying for healing and wholeness… for my wounds and the wounded. I have been praying about what I should say, if anything, … Read More

What To Do When It’s Not “OK”

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As some of you know, our family has been weathering some storms. It’s felt like we’re completely surrounded, attacked from every corner. What do you do when you find yourself in a small boat upon the angry sea during a violent storm? Anger has no benefit here. Grief and sorrow won’t do us any good. Swearing, finger pointing, name calling, … Read More

I Cried Today

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(Note: I wrote this in five sittings over two days and I’m posting now because I want to actually post it but this really happened a few months ago)