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A Peaceful Urgency

Many things that are frequently said among my Pastor peers makes me uncomfortable or upset. One thing in particular has been bothering me even more lately. I think we have…

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Everyday Mystics

for Christ plays in ten thousand places, lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his To the Father through the features of men’s faces – Gerald Manley Hopkins I…

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The Mysticism of Mathematics

I was not a great mathematician. If you know me well at all I’m sure that surprised you! Nonetheless, I have decided that math is beautiful, poetic, and mystical. That’s…

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The Sin of Sarcasm

I have been thinking a lot about sarcasm lately (and that’s not sarcastic!). My sense of humor is abundantly snarky. I don’t mean anything by it and I come by…

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lex orandi, lex credendi

I am a fan of Sarah Barton’s Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership. In the book she references several fragments of prayers from Ted Loder’s Guerrillas of Grace. Because I am such…

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Powerful Prayers

I have recently become a fan of Richard Beck’s blog Experimental Theology. He recently published a post where he shared a prayer from Every Moment Holy that he particularly enjoyed. Shamelessly, I…

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A Prayer for Playfullness

If you are like me, there are moments in your work and life when you struggle to play. Here is a prayer I wrote to help me remember that I…

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Playtime Has Just Begun

When we were children we loved to play. We would spend countless hours playing and playing. Time flew by and we lamented not being able to play longer. When we…

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Pilgrimage Playlist – Part 1: You Are What You Listen To

The Psalms of Ascents. You might have heard of them. They are a small collection of 15 psalms inside the book of Psalms. These 15 psalms are so named because…

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