Category Archives: intimacy

Hold Space (Bite Your Tongue)

Our Bible study leader told us not to give each other advice during small-group discussions. I liked the experience. Would you? Refraining from counseling/advising/citing scripture/quoting Christian clichés holds space open for Holy Spirit (The Counselor) to be heard. Holding space prevents … Continue reading

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Are We in a Relationship?

When we’re in a relationship, we know traits about the person’s character that others who aren’t in a relationship with that person wouldn’t know or haven’t experienced first hand. Barbie loves dogs. Jason tells jokes. Don gives up easily. Sandy has a … Continue reading

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Young Mary

  Old Nazareth Humble shack Corner of a crude room. She’s there Hands clasped Gazing upward. Golden light overcomes her. The story begins. The world spins.

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Seven Lethal Assumptions by Andy Stanley

Every Andy Stanley Youtube video my spouse and I watch is excellent. Go look him up if you haven’t watched/heard Andy before. In the meantime, here’s a good list from him. Seven Lethal Assumptions 1. “If I find the right person, … Continue reading

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Good Book FREE: Confessions of a Prayer Slacker

Confessions of a Prayer Slacker deserves all the 5-star reviews it’s getting. At the moment, the Kindle version is FREE. The tone is humorous and approachable. Never preachy, yet backed with solid knowledge and scripture.

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Silly Little Love Songs

“Why sing love songs that are so idealistic that they can only find fulfillment in Jesus? Why not just sing about Jesus Christ?” Donna Cori Gibson. Like Donna, I’ve noticed that a great number, if not a majority, of mainstream … Continue reading

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My bad hurts others

“You cannot run from the Lord without inflicting heavy damage on other people.” * When we sin, we hurt other people. Can you think of an exception? Can any sin be innocuous? Even if the sin is “private” and unknown … Continue reading

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