Monthly Archives: February 2014

Divergent

I’ve been reading the Divergent series by Veronica Roth. I highly recommend the books. In the books, the world is divided into several factions. Each faction is ruled by its own wonderful but narrow set of values: knowledge, peace, bravery, … Continue reading

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What Is Wonder-full About Repentance?

Everything about the Kingdom of God is filled with wonder–even repentance. Søren Kierkegaard wrote a book—Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing. The title prompts curiosity and wonder. How am I divided in my will and actions, and what … Continue reading

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The Otter Factor

I am a serious person—at least when I’m not being the Mad Hatter. I have a melancholy temperament, love solitude, and am usually the one saying the most serious thing in a discussion. I’ve learned to laugh, but it hasn’t … Continue reading

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The Lord Longs to Be Gracious

My vision is small. It grasps only what my imagination can conceive or what my heart can hold. To imagine the unimaginable is, well, unimaginable. The Lord longs to be gracious to us in ways we can’t comprehend. He wants … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day Lonely-Heart Club Members

Valentine’s Day is a day for people who are in love—or at least that’s the message. Red-hearted greeting cards fill the aisles of stores, as do heart-shaped candies and red and white stuffed toys. But it doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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A Painter Came

A painter came by stealth last night and painted all the trees. He edged each bough with crystal and dripped white on fallen leaves. It did not take him long, I think, to scatter paint around. But, my! He left … Continue reading

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