Tag Archives: Joy

Happy New Year! A New Year Benediction to Kick it All Off!

This portrait reminds me of the creation of Adam on the Sistine Chapel, there is something of raw innocence that even Michelangelo cannot capture in his painting in this simple shot. I’m using it to inspire a new years blessing, … Continue reading

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All Saints Day: Reflecting Two Day Later

God chose to transmit the faith in Christ, in the promise of Christ/resurrection/church, all through people. It’s funny, most of us don’t carry around a lot of respect for folks all the time, but it’s just those “folks” that teach us … Continue reading

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Modest Accomplishment in the Eyes of the World

“Tolkien had readied himself…for very modest accomplishment in the eyes of the world.” How do we measure success? Tolkien never even published his master piece that ostensibly he spent years working on alongside his regular work. That’s a different measure … Continue reading

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Following God – Delight, Thanksgiving, and Peace

Following the footsteps of Christ is the greatest place for a human being to flourish. Christ is the center of enjoyment, of true delight and peace. Most of us inside and outside the Christian faith see Christianity as vacillating between … Continue reading

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Catching Up On Some Reading: Song of Songs

For the last few months I’ve been off and on piecing some research together for a few long articles on three or four subjects. What that means is that I’m catching up on some reading. Most recently, I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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