Month: June 2008

Polished by Story

Polished by Story

I love that diamonds are made shiny by polishing them with, get this, diamond dust! It’s a great analogy for the way our relationships are so important to our spiritual formation. The thing is, being polished by the hardest substance in the world, even if it is just dust, can’t be comfortable. I know I’m …

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How Can I Help You?

How Can I Help You?

This is Macy, my 1 year-old, helping Ada, my 4 year-old, clean the kitchen. To explain, they were using a water bottle and paper towels. I’m pretty sure they didn’t make things worse, and they were very proud of themselves. Today our pastor gave the church a new motto: “How can I help you?” Macy …

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Heaven Power

Heaven Power

A close friend of the Steven Curtis Chapman family, Kerry Hasenbalg is keeping the unseen community of the grieving updated on important events and milestones in their life after losing Maria. As a member of the Fellowship of the Suffering, I find her words especially tender and insightful. This particular post describes bracelets the women …

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Zelophehad’s Daughters

Zelophehad’s Daughters

Recently I entered writer Jason Boyett’s Fake Band Name Contest. I was a finalist with this awesome fake band name: Daughters of Zelophehad. I totally, totally didn’t win, but I actually grew quite attached to my entry. You know why? Because it represents one of the greatest girl-power passages in all of Scripture! Check it …

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