too many words about

You know what I’d love to give you? Some silence. I’d love to give you some time to stop and think and be still. I’d love to give me that, too. You are probably better than I am at stopping. Me? When I sit down to be still, it allows me to remember the things […]

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How was your day?

Recently, I talked to a young woman about God. Among other things, we talked about talking to God. At times, she said, she felt like she was talking to air. How would you talk differently if you could see him, I asked. “I’d ask how his day was,” she blurted out. When we talk with […]

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A brief lesson in listening to hearts

Jesus talks to Nicodemus. He talks about light and darkness and evil. He points to a Moses story. He scolds Nicodemus for not understanding, for being “Israel’s teacher” and not understanding. Jesus talks to a woman getting water. He talks about water and thirst and living water and hope.  She points to a Jacob story. […]

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you all are gonna really see something

You gotta wonder what was going through Jesus’ brain sometimes. I mean, he knew everything, but I wonder if the living in real-time and the living outside of time ever allowed him to laugh. (I know. I gotta let  you into what I’m thinking.) Nathanael was impressed that Jesus could see what he (Nathanael) had […]

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the first thing he did

Andrew spent a day with Jesus. He had been a follower of John (the baptizing one). He was looking for something spiritual. He was looking for someone that would be the one, the answer, the Messiah. And after spending a day with Jesus, Andrew went looking for his brother and said, simply, “We have found […]

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