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My Scar Stories

Getting My Wisdom Removed They’re called wisdom teeth because they emerge when we reach adulthood (late teens to early 20s) and are now officially “wise.” Yeah, right. How many wise 18-year-olds do you know? How many wise any-year-olds do you … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

Fun House of Pain My fingers have every reason to think I hate them. I cut more chunks out of them than I did any actual wood when I whittled as a kid. (“Note: Carve away from us, not towards … Continue reading

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By Jupiter!

Two giant red spots made the news yesterday: NASA’s spacecraft Juno captured the most prominent images yet of Jupiter’s famous red spot. Why the eruption causing Jupiter’s swirl has lasted for centuries is unknown. Meanwhile, I captured the most prominent … Continue reading

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To Grow…

We’re on this journey together.

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The Pain We Feel, The Pain We Cause

A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children. We all inherit legacies of brokenness, “the sins of the father.” Even those of us who are from “good families.” Yes, even our children. God calls each of us to … Continue reading

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