Finish. A recommitment of sorts.

I sort of picked the word “finish” as a word for the year. In a post in January, I talked about finishing the work. I pointed to a church Paul knew that had started collecting money to help people but now needed to finish the work of actually getting the money to Jerusalem. (Even as […]

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Categories.

My friend Rich Dixon is helping me out here, with posts that come just at the right time and just with the right challenge for me. “What do you think of them?” My wise friend Dr. Dick Foth has a wonderful response when someone wants to talk about people in categories. When someone asks, “What do you […]

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Hope changes what’s possible.

My friend Rich Dixon is helping me out here, with posts that come just at the right time and just with the right challenge for me. “Hope changes what’s possible.” Catchy phrase, right? Great for an inspiring refrigerator magnet or the front of a t-shirt. But…can we really change what’s possible? After all, it’s either possible…or not. […]

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A prayer for the thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

God. In conversation with you one day, someone prayed, “I will sing of the lovingkindness of the Lord forever; To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.” That was the request of my mom, too.  Gathered with three generations of her family, standing in the cemetery where five generations are buried, […]

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On grieving and confidence.

If you are thinking about leaving Facebook, you can make sure you get these posts 6 days a week. Subscribe to 300WordsADay with your email and you’ll find me in your emailbox first thing in the morning. (Unless you are in the UK. Or India. Or Sweden.)  I work on not getting upset and into […]

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