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July 31 2014

The Risk of Silence

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I’m not blogging this month. Or next month. It seems that right now, I’ve run clear out of things to say. I’m not blogging because for months I was churning out words furiously, sacrificing too …

Give and It Will Come Back to You

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"God we BEG YOU!” he cried while pacing the front of our small church sanctuary. It wasn’t often we saw designer suits and Manhattan style in our country town, but here they were. The man …

Those Who Are Not Like Us

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“Does everyone have their wristbands? You can’t get in without a wristband!” It was an unusually clear day in downtown Los Angeles, where I was standing outside the Japanese American History museum, using my stern mom …

Why I Avoided Christians Who Lost Their Faith

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I had a lot of reasons to hate Clark. We were polar opposites in every way. I’m a driven, self-starter who would rather die than break the rules. He was the atypical slacker who did the …

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July 24 2014

Lovers and Fighters

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I’m more of a lover than I am a fighter. But my therapist says that women in their thirties stop getting hurt and start getting angry. Several years ago I got into a near-yelling match with …

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July 23 2014

Indelible

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a guest post by Tara M. Owens It was, I have to say, a typically late night of writing. Finishing up a paper on the context and language of Leviticus for my Old Testament Theology & …

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