Category Archives: Disappointment

Let Justice Roll Down

But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. — Amos 5:24 In these times, the “not yet” nature of the Kingdom of God is felt most profoundly. At every turn it seems ours is a … Continue reading

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When Hope and History Rhyme: A Christmas Eve Meditation

“Peace on Earth” has been called U2’s most agnostic song. Recorded as part of the 2000 release, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, the song’s lyrics were inspired by the Real IRA Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland in August 1998. … Continue reading

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A Word for the Brokenhearted

Many of the people I’m close to are experiencing a tremendous amount of pain right now. One of my closest friends is looking for a new job. It’s hard because several of the potential opportunities he’s exploring are in another … Continue reading

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2013: Looking Back

As I write this, there is exactly one hour remaining in 2013. I guess it’s human nature to look back and reflect on the year that has passed. To be honest, I’m glad to see this year draw to a … Continue reading

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Fall

Today was one of those glorious autumn days: 60 degrees, zero humidity, and a clear blue sky that contrasted the glorious red, orange, and yellow of fall’s changing leaves. As we were driving home after running a few errands, Sunny … Continue reading

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The Story: The Return Home

Do unfinished projects bother you? I have to confess to you that unfinished projects drive me crazy. I tend to be more task-oriented; I love to cross things off the to-do list; so nothing irritates me more than an unfinished … Continue reading

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Weeping With Those Who Weep

I’ve said it many times: I believe one of the greatest descriptions of the body of Christ is found in Romans 12:15: “Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.” Paul encourages the Christ-followers in Rome to a … Continue reading

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