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A Sordid Christian Love Affair…With Controversy

… Since when did the Bride of Christ turn into such a Drama Queen? They will know us by our love-affair with telling everyone how offended we are by *Whatever it is we are most offended with at the moment. Isn’t that what the Scripture was? The DaVinci Code and Twilight and Harry Potter & […]

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A Review of Quiet – The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking

After decades of fighting against a societal norm that was starving my soul and crushing my spirit, I discovered I was, indeed, a highly motivated introvert.  This was a bit counter-reputational, if you get my drift, but explained so much of my constant internal struggle and state of exhaustion. Susan Cain, in an engaging, anecdotal tone, […]

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BonHoeffer – by Metaxes – Ch 1-8 Observations

Bonhoeffer Chapters 1 – 8 He was born into a legacy of sharp wits, intelligent discussion, and spiritual curiosity.  His mother believed the earliest instruction of her large family should be her own and facilitated their schooling until she believed they were ready to endure the hardships of education under those “less sensitive” than she. […]

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More Than Just Remembering

We live in abstract times.  It is easy to slip into a voyeuristic approach to all that is happening as we sit on our plush couches and scroll boredly through the fragments and destruction of lives all around us. I remember blogging about the re-election of  Pres. George W. Bush.   Tempers flared on both sides.  […]

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