Category Archives: Mostly Theological

Fig Leaf

Wrestling in the dark with unbelief, Hiding from your eyes my sins so base. I was born clutching a fig leaf, A broken image alive in disgrace. In a world of sinners I am the chief. Your halls of light … Continue reading

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What is Faith?

Is faith a lofty pragmatism a one-time-buy insurance policy a spoiled child an “I asked once don’t make me ask again” Or is faith an ocean tide an interminably persistent sibling a ceaseless alarm an “I know you hear and you … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

Perfect Love by Beth Wangler So this is what they mean By perfect love that casts out fear: Your face I’ve never seen, But still I know that You are near. Your presence makes me bold To take the risks … Continue reading

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Wondering if Romance is Still Real (The Answer is Yes)

Over the holiday season, I worked at Barnes and Noble.  The quickest path to the break room through the shelves heavy with thousands of books was down the romance aisle. Now, I’ve never considered myself a typical girl.  Sure, I … Continue reading

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Give Me You

Give Me You Give me not knowledge, nor wisdom, nor cunning; Give me only knowledge of You, wisdom to seek You. Give me not riches, nor costly clothes, nor flawless features; Give me only the wealth of Your worth, clothe … Continue reading

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2014 Reflections (And Dressember Update)

Ah, the end of another year approaches.  A time for reflection, a time for looking ahead.  It is high time that I share some reflections with you. If I had to give the past year a name, then 2014 would … Continue reading

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The Grass Withers

The Grass Withers Hey little mist, don’t you know, don’t you know you’re only here for a little today. The sun’s comin’ up and within the hour it’ll burn you all away. Hey little leaf, don’t you know, don’t you … Continue reading

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Never Forsaken

Change has never been easy for me, and still isn’t.  When something big changes, I become a tumultuous emotional wreck, and react in extremes.  Recently, that means vacillating between “my life is meaningless and I’ll never do anything worthwhile” and “I’m … Continue reading

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Servitude

Last Wednesday, in the youth group where I volunteer, we were talking about being servants.  In the midst of our discussion, one of my girls blurted out, “Can we talk about something else?  This makes me really uncomfortable.” My first … Continue reading

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Roman Triumphs and Palm Sunday

On this Palm Sunday, I wanted to share with you why this has become one of my very favorite holidays: In ancient Rome, “Triumph” was a very significant word.  It meant far more than “the act, fact, or condition of being victorious” (dictionary.com definition of “triumph”).  A … Continue reading

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