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LIFE, FAITH, AND THINGS THAT MATTER

 

A Seat at the Table of Divine Fellowship

How do we explain the Trinity? Is it like an apple? Like water vapor? Like three parts of one egg — shell, white, and yoke? Or is the...

Reconsidering Joy

All my life I’ve grown up under the evangelical auspice that joy is one of two things: 1) Jesus-Others-You, or 2) A sensation deeper and...

It would have been enough (dayenu)

Almost two decades ago I attended a Passover Seder as a way to prepare for Good Friday. I’ll never forget the moment at which everyone...

Father Blessing

“I believe that fatherhood is indeed at the core of the universe.”[1] I read that statement this summer, and it stuck with me. The...

When your soul is hungry

Do you ever have days where you just feel empty inside? It’s that unsettled feeling that makes us grumpy, irritable, moody, critical, and...

When we say 'no'

Last night, after several lead-up conversations with my kids, I finally dropped the “f-bomb” with them. It was time — I used the f-word...