Thoughts

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Evangelicals specifically have always been good at marketing and technology over attentiveness to intellect and craft. They are networkers, marketers and celebrity makers and whatever contributions they make to culture will generally reflect that. I’m seeing them perpetuating an ever expanding network of mediocrity. Read More.

Posted in Thoughts in December 20, 2011 by | No Comments »

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I thought about what hard work it is to be in community with people different from you. I thought about how rare it is to find a community that is truly diverse and willing to work at it. Read More.

Posted in Thoughts in December 16, 2011 by | No Comments »

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The holidays often bring out the worse in us, not the best. Here is a daily prayer for the season (and everyday) Read More

 

Posted in Thoughts in December 8, 2011 by | No Comments »

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God will not refine us until we know we need it, until we can say like actress Tallulah Bankhead. “I’m as pure as the driven slush. Read More.

 

Posted in Thoughts in December 7, 2011 by | No Comments »

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My most recent blog was triggered by reading Auden and Yeats back-to-back, and was written on the spur of the moment as a way for me to process my own thoughts. Read more on the making of “Something Big is About to Happen (Wish I knew what it is!)


 

Posted in Thoughts in December 2, 2011 by | No Comments »

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We are on the cusp of something and I do not know what it is.  I sense God is about to do something really big, but I do not know what it is. Read More.

 

 

Posted in Thoughts in November 30, 2011 by | No Comments »

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Thirty years ago. Thirty years ago today. Thirty years ago today a very lucky man took as his wife, Kathy. Read More.

Posted in Thoughts in November 28, 2011 by | No Comments »

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Turns out, for me to understand the giving of thanks in all circumstances, required hitting the ground with my face at 65 MPH. Read More.

 

 

 

Posted in Thoughts in November 23, 2011 by | No Comments »

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I am running behind. I don’t think I am busier than ever before. I think I am less driven by the tyranny of the immediate. I am trying to do each day what God leads me to do in that day. This is new territory for me. Read More.

 

Posted in Thoughts in November 16, 2011 by | No Comments »

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Don’t be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation. Paul Cezanne

Posted in Thoughts in November 11, 2011 by | No Comments »