Rest

Overcoming Restlessness on Those Unexpected Detours: Learning From Mary

Overcoming Restlessness on Those Unexpected Detours: Learning From Mary 150 150 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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Why Faithfulness Sometimes Looks Like Stillness

Why Faithfulness Sometimes Looks Like Stillness 150 150 Sarah Simmons

All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness… Sometimes paths of steadfast love and faithfulness lead through dark valleys and places of pain. Sometimes we must give…

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Forced Rest

Forced Rest 150 150 Nathaniel Lee Hansen

Writing this out is difficult, the pain sharp in your right forearm and near your elbow. You are wearing a black brace. Your arms are extended to lessen the pain,…

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Learning to Rest

Learning to Rest 150 150 Nathaniel Lee Hansen

You wouldn’t consider yourself someone who was a workaholic. As a newlywed, you were not necessarily lazy, but you most definitely were not as focused as you could have been.…

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Circle Of Quiet…Clamor Of Evil

Circle Of Quiet…Clamor Of Evil 150 150 Michael Thompson

Andrew. Opal. Charlie. Ivan. Jeanne. Francis. Dennis. Wilma. Just ordinary names…until you attach them to Hurricanes.  I’ve lived through all 8 of these in my 30 years as a Floridian.…

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The Porch Swing

The Porch Swing 150 150 Michael Thompson

The Celts called them “thin spaces”…natural settings that intersect spiritual openings and create eternal moments. In the fast-paced frenzy of life as we know it, such moments seem fewer and…

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