Tag Archives: Relationships

What is freedom?

I read a post from a former Christian about how wonderful it was to be free from the shackles of Christianity. This made me wonder what they thought they had actually escaped from. It certainly has not been my experience, … Continue reading

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Love, beauty, art, and awe

On the first morning when my wife and I were in Hawaii for a wedding a few years back, we both woke up, wide awake, at 4:00 am in the morning. Our body clocks were seriously whacked. I got the … Continue reading

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Joy to the world!

We’ve already seen that joy is encountered in relationship, so when the angels announced that a Savior was born in Bethlehem what they were heralding was that Joy Himself had come into their world! It was the announcement that humankind … Continue reading

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From brokenness to joy

How would you define brokenness? I’m talking about the emotional or relational kind. I thought about this when I read Insanitybytes22’s (“IB”) post, “Rewire Ye Olde Hardware.”  If you haven’t read it already, you should go there and read what … Continue reading

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Dealing with our relational blind spots

One the biggest blind spots we humans seem to have is the ability to “do unto others as we would want done to us.” That’s what makes Jesus’ admonition so interesting. What we’ve called the golden rule, one of the … Continue reading

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The foundation of my life

Last February, I posted this song, “I Will Build My Life” by Housefires. You can read about what I said here. As it was then, my life is not built on making the best argument for God, or having to … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Six

I’ve already covered the theology, history, and the common objections to the Christian doctrine of the Trinity in this series. Now, I would like to share my thoughts and reasoning for why it should matter to us. There’s so much … Continue reading

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