Portraits of Prayer — Wounded

If prayer is simply communicating with the Father, then it doesn’t have to look the same for everybody all the time. I communicate with people in a multitude of ways: facial expressions, text messages, phone calls, in person, and (on rare occasion these days) with a hand-written note. My prayers don’t always include a “Dear […]

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Portraits of Prayer — The Doll

If prayer is simply communicating with the Father, then it doesn’t have to look the same for everybody all the time. I communicate with people in a multitude of ways: facial expressions, text messages, phone calls, in person, and (on rare occasion these days) with a hand-written note. My prayers don’t always include a “Dear […]

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Summer Reading Reviews

I’ve slacked off on my reading this summer. The year started off with a bang at a pace of about a book a week. It’s since slowed to the crawl of an illiterate Netflix binger. (I’m neither.) I blame summer… and a new job. That being said, I did read a couple of books mailed […]

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The Gospel for Caregivers

More and more of my friends are arriving at a season of life I entered a decade ago. Unlike other stages of life, people don’t dream of this life stage. Many dread it. It’s not stored in anyone’s hope chest or added to a bucket list. It just happens–sometimes gradually and sometimes all at once–at least […]

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Letter to a Newborn

Welcome to the world, Rhyan! I know it’s not as cozy as where you’ve been, but you’ll get used to it. You’ve had a rough morning; I could tell from your picture. I’m not a big fan of mornings either. Why am I awake, you ask? Well, I just haven’t gone to sleep for the […]

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