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Human

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I think it was their ability to create new life again after they lost some pieces of it. There were tragic stories of loss in just about every story; family members, friends, money, health, dignity, voice, language, heritage. And yet, In the face of each, perhaps even more deeply embedded, was a stubborn heartbeat that, without even trying drove these people towards creating new life. It’s not that the messages endorsed denying the pain of […]

Being Human: Failing to be God.

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“If one’s religion is to mean anything, if it is to last, it has to stand outside of time and place. Its truths have to be transcendent…. To be blunt, a god that is no bigger than our own desires is not God at all, but a divinized rationalization for self-worship” – Rob Dreher I find a weird sort of peace in reading this quote – weird because in the past it would have held […]

Limited + Human

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“The proud person always wants to do the right thing, the great thing. But because he wants to do it in his own strength, he is fighting not with man, but with God.” – Soren Kierkegaard. // What would happen if today we relaxed, in the middle of our mess, and let God do his job? This, I’m coming to see, is no easy feat. I often sit with anxiety, because I want so much […]