Tracing the lines from glory to the ordinary

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I believe the God who created and upholds the world teaches us through every part of our days.

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Try to Be More Awkward

Try to Be More Awkward

My church can be awkward, and it’s one of my favorite things about it.  Most of us would shrink back in fear from that description. We’d love anything other than to have ourselves described as awkward, let alone find ourselves in a situation that feels uncomfortable...

A Tale of Two Books

A Tale of Two Books

Last year I resolved to write a novel for my children. For months, the characters had been living within my head. I’d lay in bed at night imagining what ten-year-old Kit looked like and what he was afraid of. While driving in the car, I’d bury myself deep in thought...

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Add Another Piece

Add Another Piece

Sometimes the pressure for perfection presses in on my pursuits. Whether it's an article, a craft, or any other piece of labor-part of me thinks I need to have it all figured out now. Yet Francis Schaeffer's work in Art and the Bible helped me to switch my perspective...

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Dancing in an Empty Theater

Dancing in an Empty Theater

The dirt trail curved through the tall grass in front of us. My husband and three kids scampered ahead towards the entrance of the canopy of trees. As I padded behind them, my eyes caught a streak of red amidst the stalks of green off the trail. Poking up between the...

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