Miracle?

Rich Dixon wonders what counts as a miracle. +++ A chilly day in March, 1999. 12 years post-injury, 12 years before Lake Itasca. I placed my hands on the cranks and pushed. I knew it wouldn’t be easy, but I wasn’t prepared for the result of my initial shove on the hand grips. Nothing. I […]

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“She did what she could.”

God is living toward a purpose. Mark is writing an account of Jesus’ life that will offer glimpses into that purpose. A group of leaders are having informal meetings in the parking lot, where they agree on their power-protecting priority, but cannot yet see the safest next step. A woman wants to show Jesus that […]

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A prayer for Christ the King Sunday

God. We are skeptical of kings.We are skeptical of political answers to our problems. But the truth is, we are skeptical about any answers to our problems. Some of us are skeptical about most things.We work, and other people win.We pray, and people we love are still sick.We love, and we are misunderstood.We try, and […]

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We’ve seen what happens when words are chosen poorly.

The other day, I had the opportunity to talk with a group of respiratory therapists. They are under appreciated. I should probably share that part of my presentation, too. But for today, I decided to offer you some words about words as I talked to them about conversational breathing treatments. +++ When I walk into […]

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