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Words Fail Me

I talk… a lot. So much, in fact, that I get tired of hearing my own voice; even in my head. In that rare quiet moment – when I’m not praising, scolding, cajoling, singing to or explaining something to my … Continue reading

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Faith and Religion – Subjectivity and Validity

I love to think about and study my religion. I don’t do it in a terribly deep way, but I also love the idea of making that study an academic pursuit; approaching it in a way that is objective, even scientific. Growing my … Continue reading

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Prophets Project – Isaiah 37-48

On this New Years Day, as I consider plans for the year ahead and make decisions for myself and my family, I find myself reflecting on and in awe of God’s… bigness. And littleness. This post, then, is an attempt to put those reflections into words. It … Continue reading

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Prophets Project

Thoughts from Isaiah 25-36 So many things jumped out as me as I read these chapters! It surprised me, since they are mostly more warnings of destruction and promises of deliverance. I’ll use bullet points, since they’re a bit… non-themed. … Continue reading

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On Anger, Interpretation and Studying Scripture Together

In my last post, I wrote about anger a little bit. Discussing it later with a friend was illuminating. We come at the issue from different viewpoints because we’re different people (although, in this particular case, it’s also because she … Continue reading

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Prophets Project – Divine Opportunity (Isaiah 1-12)

This post is part of a Bible study project a friend and I are trying. We’re studying the major prophets and posting new blog entries about our insights every two weeks. For the specific model we’re following (if you can … Continue reading

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Touchy-Feely

One of my prayers for this blog is that it will reflect spiritual growth. Gradually (and I confess sometimes grudgingly), I am accepting that such growth depends on my willingness to do more than just think and read and write. … Continue reading

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