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Reaching Beyond “the Choir”

I’ve had a great opportunity this weekend to talk with long-time friends about the issue of immigration and the detention centers that are currently being used by the United States. The issue has been at the forefront of our minds … Continue reading

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Acceptance – Part 2

I had a wonderful opportunity to sit down with a friend (and blog reader) from Denver this weekend. In our time together, she asked me to say a little more about the concept of acceptance that I wrote about last … Continue reading

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Practicing Subversive Self-Care

When it comes to self-care, there are a lot of things that people do that are considered relatively standard. Things like taking a bubble bath, getting a massage, praying/meditating, exercising, and reading or listening to music. There are other methods … Continue reading

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Autobiographies and Chapters …

If you were to sit down and write your autobiography, how would you go about organizing the material? What would each chapter be called? While there are many ways I could go about organizing my material, the easiest was would … Continue reading

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Acceptance

There were two stories I encountered recently that got me thinking about a concept that has become foundational in my life. The first was a book by Stephen King titled Revival; the second was a story told in the early … Continue reading

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Evolving

Last week I made the long, challenging trip home. The trip was long and challenging in two ways. First, the trip involved driving 1,202 miles over nearly 19 hours. Second, it involved a considerable amount of soul-searching. That soul-searching helped … Continue reading

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Making the Connection Between Faith & Issues

The other day I was scrolling through a social media site when I saw a posting from a friend with whom I grew up. My friend wasn’t particularly religious during my friend’s childhood. In the last 25 years or so, … Continue reading

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