Tag Archives: God

Double Tragedy

When someone harms others publicly, we see two parties: perpetrators and prey. We loathe the monsters and mourn the victims. And yet, to God all crimes are family tragedies. For all, victims and monsters, are his children. His heart is broken twice.

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Perfect Love

Happy Father’s Day!

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Blessed are the Dodos

(Of course, they’re also extinct) unflappable /ʌnˈflæpəbəl/  adjective 1. Hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed. Not the unflappable type? Me neither. But you know what? There’s something better: “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I … Continue reading

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How Big is Your God?

“Traveling through space and not finding God does not mean that space is empty any more than traveling through my body and not finding me means that I am not here.” ~Dallas Willard

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Have Courage

“He who watches over you will not slumber.”  ~Psalm 121:3

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To be Immortal

High School graduation was a big deal. We were adults, and underclassmen suddenly seemed so young. En route to prom, my lacey-gowned girlfriend and I were asked if we were married. Married? That’s what grown-ups do! A few days later, … Continue reading

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Blades of Grass

A personal paraphrase of Psalm 90 Father You have always been our home Before the mountains were thrust up Or the earth itself was shaped You were our God Yet at your word we turn to dust For time has no … Continue reading

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