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Lessons from an Irish Wall

Lessons from an Irish Wall

Anyone who has visited Ireland cannot help but be struck by the patchwork of stone walls that cover rural areas, especially in the south...

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What in the World is Going On?

What in the World is Going On?

Recently I was asked where I look for trustworthy news. The answer is, "it's complicated." A single reliable source for news is not really...

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The Threshing Floor

The Threshing Floor

Today I read about the consequences of David's numbering the people in 1 Chronicles 21:1-17. When the prophet Gad confronts David with his...

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Best Books 2017

Best Books 2017

For me, a favorite aspect of the end of the year is the many lists of best books published by Christian thinkers and organizations. They...

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Is God’s Love Reckless?

I have to admit I'm new to this phrase, having experienced it recently in a song by Bethel, the Reckless Love of God. When I search the...

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Joseph, an adoptive parent

November is National Adoption Awareness month. As I have seen stories and reference to adoption this month, I have thought often about my...

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Simplicity of Heart

Today I began a new chronological epoch in my yearly Bible reading as I opened the book of Acts. I always love this point in reading...

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The buds begin to bloom

The buds begin to bloom

Last week I began rereading A Passion for the Impossible: The Life of Lilias Trotter. This wonderful biography by Miriam Rockness...

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