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Trunks

The trunk of my car will not close. Or I should say it closes, but apparently some electrical part isn’t working so my trunk is not latching correctly. Aside from the ridiculously priced parts and labor charge, this means that my car beeps the entire time I’m driving it – in order to alert me … Continue reading

Your Lungs Like the Taste of Air.

Here are a few excerpts from the poem Point B by Sarah Kay.  You can watch her perform it live at the bottom of this post, which I VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU DO, even if it’s just the first four minutes – you’ll thank me, I promise. I love how she writes so candidly and creatively about pain, … Continue reading

A Sabbath Blessing from Wendell Berry

“Whatever is forseen in joy Must be lived out from day to day. Vision held open in the dark By our ten thousand days of work. Harvest will fill the barn; for that The hand must ache, the face must sweat. And yet no leaf or grain is filled By work of ours; the field … Continue reading

If you’re trying to find out what’s next…

“If you’re trying to find out what’s coming next, turn off everything you own that has an OFF switch and listen.” Listening. That’s what I’m doing this week. For what, I’m not sure. But I do know that right now my life is loud. REALLY, REALLY, REALLY LOUD. So loud it hurts. And I’m terrible … Continue reading

the same question

In his book the Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer writes, “It is becoming clearer every day that the most urgent problem besetting our church is this: How can we live the Christian life in the modern world?” When you strip down the issues the Church is currently engaged in, an educated guess would lead me to … Continue reading

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