In the Word

the way love moves

Love is an ocean of a word. Big and wide and deep and too much to look at all at once and you can't see its' boundaries from standing in one place. Oceans and love are both hard to describe from the shoreline. I will not plummet its' depths in one lifetime, but I can stand in the… Continue reading the way love moves

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a few thoughts on a good friday

I got up this morning after not enough sleep, made my coffee and sat down in front of the crucifixion. The story is familiar and strange, breathtaking and gut wrenching. Bloody and beautiful. It is His story and it is mine, but we see it through different eyes. "But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your… Continue reading a few thoughts on a good friday

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blood is in the air

Matthew 27 I stood at a distance with the other women, watching Jesus die. The smell of blood is in the air. Passover lambs being slaughtered and the Lamb of God dying. The law being kept in the shadow of grace flowing from the veins of God. Blood is in the air and it means… Continue reading blood is in the air

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feeling the pain

"I would like some morphine, please". The dentist laughed, oblivious to the seriousness of my request. I managed to talk him into a few extra shots to the mouth and kickin' up the dial on the laughing gas (which, by the way, has yet to make me laugh). He had no idea the lengths I… Continue reading feeling the pain