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One Word 365 – Transformation

For at least the past three years I’ve spent December hearing about “One Word 365”.   My friends have talked about the “word” they believed would be the banner for vision for the following year.  My sister brought it up last Christmas.  I got nothing. As per usual, I left most of those conversations feeling confused and […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest: Transforming The Desert In My Heart

“Just wait,” he said, as they drove through the rolling green of farms, vineyards, and orchards.   “In any minute it will turn back to dirt and desert. Just wait.” She leaned back into the passenger seat and watched as they rolled past mile after mile the verdant land. “When was the desert supposed to show up?” […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest: Dodging Soul Grenades or Throwing Them Back

Message waiting is what the red number in the corner of the icon means. The “bing” means the same thing. Black and white words. Not sticks and stones. Just a few syllables. Just words. But there weren’t just any words. These were the kind of words that have soul-grenades attached to them. The homeschool mom in […]

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Altars & Rock Piles

We were sitting in a little house church gathering in Bend, Oregon one evening a few years back and the lady in the front row kept talking about these rockpiles she’d found on some hiking trails in the nearby forest. “These rocks are intended to be code for the wiccan and occult worshippers so they […]

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Abba

“Abba! All things are possible for You. Take this cup away from me! Still, not what I want, but what you want.” Mark 14:36 That Abba word is thrown around in songs from any number of Christian artists and we sing it with a holy hum in our throats and a quiet assurance that we […]

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