Church

June 30 2014

Church was Them

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Going home means attending Sunday morning service in the old movie theater turned church on the side of Hwy 99W. It’s where we started going after I came home from kindergarten one day asking why …

Culture

June 30 2014

Faith, Imperfect

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  “Jesus still keeps his promise—‘if you just ask, I will give’— and he straightens her and us out later. It isn’t when our faith is large and imposing like a great mountain or like a …

Love is Not A Bad Thing

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It’s not a bad thing to fall in love with me, with me - Justin Timberlake I'm familiar with feeling awkward at parties, but not like this. I'm an introvert, but I can usually summon the …

Punch lines, insecurities, and shame: can we talk about sex?

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It was my idea to write about sex for Deeper Story. Initially, I didn’t have any big specific ideas about what my sex column would be about; I just thought, hey, I like writing and I …

Dance with Dirt and #WhyChurch

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The rain to the wind said, 'You push and I'll pelt.' They so smote the garden bed That the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged--though not dead. I know how the flowers felt. -Robert Frost Friday night. It's particularly festive with spring …

Cough. Breathe. Cancer. Dance.

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Someone told me my 46-year-old aunt could barely breathe, that she spent her nights coughing and coughing and coughing until she threw up. They drained 500cc’s of liquid not too many days before my sister’s …

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