Monthly Archives: June 2019

Childhood Interview: Shepherding a Child’s Heart

Earlier this year I posted “Childhood Interview” as an expression of curiosity and guidance with your children. I wrote: Since I had not had a chance to do this with either of my parents I was eager to start a … Continue reading

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Surely Christ will not Despise

Why should we take the path they tread And leave our own approach to God Exchanging our own humble way, For that along with bloody sod? Oh! Surely Christ will not despise The winding trail our fathers trod With simple … Continue reading

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Listening to Understand

David Augsburger writes a wonderful little book titled, “Caring Enough to Confront.”  We don’t always put these two words together, but Augsburger recognizes the paradox of love: it is caring and it is confronting. Augsburger offers this simple poem to illustrates the … Continue reading

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Digital Sabbatical

We are beginning to recognize the effects of the intrusive and unending pings from our electronic devices. It is as if the emotional and spiritual ecosystem has been supplanted by an invasive species.  Perhaps more than ever we need to … Continue reading

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