Category Archives: Limping After Christ

April 11, 2011

Part of a journal entry I made on this date. “God…wow.  You are SO BIG.  And I am so small.  And that is what makes all the difference!  You, Almighty Creator of the whole world, of the sun, of a … Continue reading

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Stars

Lying underneath a beautifully bright sky, unpolluted by city lights, enhanced by mountains and trees framing it, I think. “I wish I could come up with something profound, read a deep meaning into the night sky right now.” “But I … Continue reading

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What if His People Prayed?

A post I wrote several months ago but never published.  Apparently I needed this reminder too – my prayer life is abysmal. The power of the praying Church.  And the reality that at least part of the “Church” does not … Continue reading

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Embers

“To be an ember, to burn for You, God…” A flame flickers. “To set others on fire! Catching the flame!” Flame illuminates. “I must burn as well…I must start as a log, be set aflame, and burn.” Embers glow. The … Continue reading

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Bowling

Last week Highland Park Community Outreach went bowling for its last youth group meeting.  We picked up the few who were interested and could afford the $10 cost of 2 games, pizza, and pop, and soon enough were on our … Continue reading

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Thunder and Lightning

Brilliance!  Intensity!  Speed!  Power!  Glory! Fear…Fascination…Awe… Silence. Reverance. … One dark night about a week ago, I continued a long journey home after visiting a good friend,Anika, at Michindoh.  Our time together was a blessing. A walk around the lake … Continue reading

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Dirty Feet

Remember the story where Jesus washes his disciples feet?  It can be found in John 13.  Jesus performs this symbolic act on the night he is betrayed to his crucifixion and death. This may be silly, just a way I … Continue reading

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Loving the Word of God

God is good. Yahweh God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, is good.  I love him. Last summer was hard.  Emotionally and spiritually.  Life started fraying at the edges. At the beginning of the school year, in one of my classes … Continue reading

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Who will go deep?

Who will go deep with me? Prompted by a short reading on contemplation, this question is almost, but not quite, a cry of desperation.  Who will go deep with me?  Who will care enough to really know me, and trust … Continue reading

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A midsummer’s night post

This is an almost completely spontaneous post.  Almost.  The past few days I have been thinking that I should blog some more.  So here it goes. I have been busy lately, figuring out all of the details for my trip … Continue reading

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