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God Saves Marriages

Kim Pullen’s shares she and her husband’s victorous story over co-dependency and sexual sin.

Peanut Butter Apologies

“I'm sorry." Some people would rather run a barefoot marathon on broken glass than say these words. For those with similar mileage as myself, you might remember Fonzi from ”Happy Days” and his...

The Reflection of a Hypocrite

I am such a hypocrite. Our whole congregation is collectively reading through the Bible in a year. I was a little reluctant at first (quietly rebellious, of course, as I didn’t want to be viewed as...

A Fool in Tights

Whether we want to or not, by default we measure everybody by our own standard. Anyone stupider than us is a fool, and anyone smarter than us is a sage. Now we would never admit this to anyone, not...

The Jello Dilemma

What would the world be like if I never existed?That was George Bailey’s Christmas gift from Frank Capra’s enduring classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, a movie I traditionally watch every year during...

Snow in my Sneakers

After being detained in Cleveland for three days longer than I planned for my Christmas vacation, I was staring out my brother’s office window into a stand of bushes and was captivated by the way...

Ball ‘n’ Chain in the Rearview Mirror

I learned to drive on a stick-shift. Jerk-jerk-jerk. If you thought moving forward could give you whiplash, you’ve never had your head snapped while looking behind you. Talk about getting a...

My Personal Weed War

I have a black thumb.It seems like any plant I try to grow, dies.  And it’s never a speedy expiration.  No, sadly it involves long suffering and then a painful and gruesome demise.  I truly have all...

Naked and Knotty

I got another epiphany in the shower, but this time I wasn’t alone. In the shower that is. And I wasn’t the one getting sprayed with water unless you count the splashes from the protesting feet,...

World Numbers

It's easy to live comfortingly in the cocoon of our own little world. Numbers like this wake us up to the fact that there is so much more going on in the world than we can possibly fathom. And while...

New Year’s Acid

What's it take it keep our New Year’s resolutions? Most of them get discarded like last night’s pizza box. Weight loss, quitting smoking, exercising regularly, going back to school, spending more...
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