Category Archives: Proverbs

Exercising Hope

“It’s in times of difficulty that we often become most aware of hope. We become acutely aware that we’re short on hope or we seek it. Or we become particularly aware of the precious sources of hope in our life.” … Continue reading

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Sabbath as Resistance

In Ken Shigematsu’s book, “Survival Guide for the Soul: How to Flourish Spiritually in a a World that Pressures Us to Achieve,” he writes a chapter titled, “Sabbath: The Rhythm of Resistance.” It’s a strange way to talk about sabbath, … Continue reading

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The Place for the Ship is in the Sea

In his book on the life of 19th century evangelist, D.L. Moody (A Passion for Souls), Lyle W. Dorsett tells the story of a return trip Moody took back to the U.S. on the German steamer, the Spree.  Leaving on November … Continue reading

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Daily Quarantine Questions

Source of list unknown One of the things I’ve been noticing (you have too?) is the many creative responses to our pandemic. While we are not sure what the new normal will be, we know the new normal of right … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of Dying Alone

There is a lot heartbreak coming out our global pandemic.  This excerpt is from an interview with Greta Privitera, a journalist who lives in Milan reporting on the devastating deaths in Italy: You die very alone. That’s another thing: This … Continue reading

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A Word from Wuhan

  Pastor Job Huang, pastor of Wuhan Roots&Fruits Christian Church exhorts: 武汉的教会,面对瘟疫你当刚强壮胆不要惧怕! Churches of Wuhan, be strong and courageous! Who better to say this than a person in the middle of the onslaught. It is interesting that these are the … Continue reading

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The Test of Our Identity

What do you see when you look into the fractured reflection of who you are? Who are you? How do you know? When Jesus is led into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tested, the primary site of attack … Continue reading

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