Monthly Archives: January 2015

Voices

Most of the time, I can be in control. Well. Scratch that. Most of the time I can look like I’m in control. Maybe there are some people who don’t even know anything is wrong; otherwise, I’d be banned from … Continue reading

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The Crazy Man

Jonah 3 I was there by the gate when he came in—this wild-looking man stomping along as if he was mad at the whole world. Maybe even the gods. Then again, I get that. I’m mad at the gods a … Continue reading

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Your Job, Should You Choose to Accept It…

A new format for your job description and mission, taken from Isaiah 49:2-7 The LORD called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me (insert name). He made my (insert skill or gift) … Continue reading

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Under the Water

I was baptized when I was fourteen years old. I had devoted all my young heart to God in all the ways I understood, for my entire life, and as soon as I understood what baptism was and what it … Continue reading

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Mary Probably Didn’t Know

I’ve been through the messy miracle of childbirth. Thrice. Lived through it…just. After the first time, I told my mother she’d been crazy all those years to say it wasn’t that bad, and I was never doing it again. There’s … Continue reading

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Hope, Peace, Joy…Shock…

I have tried—tried often—tried hard—to imagine what it really would have been like. I can’t. But I still try. —– I’m a young girl somewhere in Israel. I’ve been taught my whole life to add to my daily prayers that … Continue reading

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