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Pay Attention. Be Astonished. Tell the story.

Dr. Terry Nelson Johnson is a profound theologian, one whom I admire so much. He is the resident theologian at Old St. Pat’s Church in Chicago and has spoken at many events at which I have been in attendance. His … Continue reading

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Become Yourself Daily

31. “She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.” —Kate Chopin, “The Awakening” I recently found a beautiful article called “51 of the Most … Continue reading

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“what is this world coming to?”

It’s pretty easy these days to get, well, depressed about the direction of our world. With terrorist attacks, school shootings, and just a whole lot of bad news that is perpetually playing on our 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard to … Continue reading

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“When the power of love overcomes the power of love, the world will know peace.”

If you switch on the news, read a headline, buy a newspaper, or even just open your Twitter feed, there is always one thing missing. Peace. It is essentially understood that we are living in a world that is lacking … Continue reading

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Sprinting Up the “Down” Escalator

Okay, this is just too good to pass up. I came across it in Francis Chan’s book, Crazy Love (which I’ve used as inspiration before.) So we all know the verse from 1 Corinthians about love – it’s used at … Continue reading

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lessons from my travels

I found this beautiful image at the exact moment that I needed it. The comfort that it provided has been profound. “In this world, you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33 This … Continue reading

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“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” – Jack Kerouac

I haven’t read any books by Jack Kerouac, and I don’t know more about him than what the Wikipedia article provides, but I know that he’s pretty much a badass. I love his quotes – they always get me thinking. … Continue reading

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