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Daily Prompt: Second Time Around

Daily Prompt: Second Time Around. I have been reading the Bible for about 40 years of my life. While I have never started at the beginning and read straight through, there are certainly parts that never fail to teach me a new lesson. Some words that I have come across have been little more than […]

the song stuck in my head…

Lately I can’t hear enough of a song titled “Show Me.”  It’s written and performed by a talented young independent artist by the name of Audrey Assad. What a gorgeous voice! Her soft, breathy vocals speak of her deep abiding love for God with a passion that is so refreshing in a twenty-something who has […]

love isn’t never having to say you’re sorry…

We fall in love with someone and think they’re going to complete us. We expect them to be our soul mates, and we become so disappointed when they are unable to completely know us. They can’t meet our every need, and it’s not their job to do so. God creates those desires, those very needs […]

writing under duress…

Ernest Hemingway did it. They say F. Scott Fitzgerald did it. Stephen King claims he was also guilty. All these great writers supposedly wrote while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. There is almost a cache of being the talented, yet tortured great artist. I’ve never been sure if the pain informed the art […]

preparing for easter…

I don’t know if you’re like me. I’ve sat in churches all my life. I’ve stared up at the Crucifix looking for answers, inspiration, meaning. Sometimes I’ve found the thing for which I searched. Other times, my mind wandered and I caught myself wondering how the heck the people who worked at the churches ever […]