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Stephanie Thompson

What Has Become Of Our Light?

What Has Become Of Our Light? 1920 1080 Stephanie Thompson

Last night, as I watched my youngest graduate from Junior High School, my heart was torn. While I felt joy in the celebration of these kids (many of whom I…

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The Privilege Of Sharing From My Privilege

The Privilege Of Sharing From My Privilege 1920 1280 Stephanie Thompson

His voice caught my ear as I made my way to the door. Our random stop to McDonalds on our annual Christmas trip to downtown Chicago suddenly took a different…

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The Hard Work Of Being Neighbors

The Hard Work Of Being Neighbors 1920 1280 Stephanie Thompson

The day after the last Presidential election, I woke up to a raw reality. A tidal wave of voices-loud, vulnerable, celebratory, discouraged, respectful, disrespectful, urban, rural, old, young, male, female…

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Why I Find Comfort Walking In Peter’s Footprints

Why I Find Comfort Walking In Peter’s Footprints 1920 1280 Stephanie Thompson

I can hear the voice beckoning me forward. By all Heavenly accounts, I have nothing to fear. Have I forgotten the miracles Jesus has performed in front of my eyes?…

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Why I Long to Run With Abandon to My God

Why I Long to Run With Abandon to My God 1920 1280 Stephanie Thompson

Arms stretched wide; a posture of surrender and vulnerability forthcoming. Not in front to push away or self protect Legs moving forward as in autopilot; I can barely feel the…

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Do You Want To Be Made Well?

Do You Want To Be Made Well? 640 426 Stephanie Thompson

(Identifying with the man in John 5) “Do you want to be made well?” The question posed to the man in John 5:5-9 appears rhetorical. We do not know if…

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Overcoming Restlessness on Those Unexpected Detours: Learning From Mary

Overcoming Restlessness on Those Unexpected Detours: Learning From Mary 1920 1304 Stephanie Thompson

Several years ago, my preschool son drew a picture of Mary and Joseph. Not just any picture, mind you. Usually, the manger scene as represented through the eyes of a…

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