The Spiritual Practice of Curiosity

The Spiritual Practice of Curiosity

Part of the delight of spending time with my oldest grandson is that he takes nothing for granted. Nothing. “Bam, why bubble pop?” “Because you stood on it.” “Why?” Well, good question.  Why indeed, and our conversations have routinely run on in this vein of...
Healing Racial Trauma

Healing Racial Trauma

God’s timing is perfect and that is certainly true for Sheila Wise Rowe’s book on Healing Racial Trauma. In the midst of a pandemic year, which may well be the worst imaginable year to launch a book, God has allowed our present circumstances to usher in a deep need...
A Prayer For Orion

A Prayer For Orion

Katherine James, award-winning novelist, missionary, faithful follower of God, endured a nightmare no parent ever asked for. And she and her family came out of it with more hope than ever before. In A Prayer for Orion: A Son’s Addiction and a Mother’s Love, James...
Beyond Awkward Side Hugs

Beyond Awkward Side Hugs

My friend and I met in a trendy crepe restaurant to talk about our lives—the struggles and the successes. She sat across from me sipping her cappuccino and said with a note of sadness, “Church events end up being reminders that I’m alone. I leave feeling more lonely...

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