The dog whispers.

We’re dog-sitting for a few days while Andrew and Allie are on vacation. Chevrolet Beyoncé is small and blackish-grey. I’m not a dog person, though we’ve had a dog in our house for fourteen of the last 21 years. Shiloh was with us for thirteen years. A couple years after he was gone, Jude lived […]

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Looking for joy.

(A guest post from Char Binkley) The first line of the article startled me: “Christians lose their JOY more often than they lose their car keys or cell phones.”  It further explained the possibility, even necessity, of JOY in the life of someone who follows Jesus, no matter the circumstances. I asked myself, “What is […]

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Jesus did not celebrate Lent

But he did fast. He did go away from people. He did pray. He did devote himself to service. He did endure hardship and rejection. He did give up everything. Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Today I give you two gifts: 1. This passage from Psalm 130 I wait for the LORD, […]

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