Archive for May, 2006

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Dear friend

Dear friend, I am so sorry that you are going through so much pain. So much hardship. I don’t pretend to understand what that is like. Oh, I’ve been through a hellish spot or two in my life. I’m no stranger to turmoil and hardship. But still my words seem to fall like lead pellets […]

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Passing

Jon Polk sent this e-mail today that I need to share with you: friends, thank you for your prayers. it is with great sadness that i bring news that Bill Reese left us for his Eternal Home at 6:15 monday evening. his passing was easy and peaceful and his family was with him. he left […]

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Friday, May 26th, 2006

breath as prayer

Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth: Set up your kingdom in our midst. Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God: Have mercy on me, a sinner. Holy Spirit, breath of the living God: Renew me and all the world. – N.T. Wright from the article The Prayer of the Trinity , above being […]

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Thursday, May 25th, 2006

Grace…

The grace of God is like a soft spring rain that sweeps gently in on a blisteringly hot Texas day. It moves in, unexpected, and refreshes, cools, cleanses, renews. All of creation seems to sigh in that relief…releasing steam. Ahhhhhhhhhhh…Grace. Have you thanked God today for His grace?

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Thursday, May 25th, 2006

Gifts

According to Justin, Mars is about to explore the topic of spiritual giftings of our community in the following way (man, I hope he doesn’t mind if I post his words without permission): Basically last week we talked about stewarding our roles in the church and what it would look liike if, like in Corithians, […]

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Thursday, May 25th, 2006

Prayer needed

My friend Jon gave me to post the following plea for prayer on behalf of a friend of his who has cancer: praying people of God… i have a friend, Bill Reese, who two weeks ago was diagnosed with aggressive liver cancer. The doctors are not optimistic but are trying some aggressive chemotherapy, however they […]

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

Taking offense

If you visit my blog with any regularity you will know that I go out of my way to not be offensive in my posts. And I will from time to time edit or remove my own postings in whole or in part for that reason. That’s my personality and my conviction. Having said that, […]

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Monday, May 22nd, 2006

Epiphany

Awoke today with a revelation streaming through my noggin. A most marvelous epiphany. A message that I have been waiting for! Yay! And all day long I have been bouyant and joyous! Filled to overflowing with happiness. I have not been tired. It seems like all I’ve been is tired lately. And no head ache. […]

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Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Noah Theology

About 3 weeks ago, while we were traveling to church Noah asked the following question: Daddy, did Jesus fart?

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Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Observe the Jelly

Visited The Table this morning. Always have a great time there! Jeff shared a metaphor that is going to stick with me. I’ll attempt to retell it below: Behold little children the example of the jelly fish. It has no propulsion of its own. No, it must depend on the waves and currents of the […]

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