Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Silent Treatment – Effective, Appropriate, Biblical!

Sarah Beals posted a great piece on how to deal with difficult people. In How to Handle a Relationship You Wish Would Go Away, she discusses when to interact with difficult people and when it’s time to avoid them. There is … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Atheists Love Church!

Aimee Byrd sent me a link to an article she found on a British news website: Four Thoughts on the First Atheist Church. It looks like atheists in the UK are gathering for something that looks an awful lot like … Continue reading

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Stop … Eat … Enjoy

I just finished reading Lois Tverberg’s Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus and came across her definition of “Shabbat” (or Sabbath) as literally meaning “cease”. That helps me understand better how the ancient Israelites would have looked on their day of rest. Soon after, … Continue reading

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Ladies vs. Women – a distinction, a difference, a dialog

Jane Austen Lives We just celebrated the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I celebrated it, anyway, along with a bunch of other Jane Austen fans in a cyber-chat on January 28. There is something compelling about Austen’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – Interrobang This?!

A very interesting piece of punctuation, the Interrobang. What if Wycliffe had one handy? He might have found it useful in Genesis 4:9 –  Y am the kepere of my brothir?! Or maybe not.

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Saturday Quotable – Wisdom

Old Testament religion was not focused on philosophy and thoughts about God, but on how one lived. To follow God, to walk with God, was to obey his law. To believe was to live in a certain way. So wisdom, … Continue reading

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Sex Sells and Sex Provides

[I wrote this article for Think Christian last April, but it can stand a re-run. If you’ve never visited that site, take some time to click around there and you’ll see why their tag line is “No Such Thing As … Continue reading

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A Four-year-old Hero, a Two-year-old Rescued, and My Heart is Breaking

I just read this opening paragraph moments ago: A 4-year-old girl in Washington state pulled her little sister from the wreckage of a car crash that killed their mother, then kept the two of them warm under a blanket in … Continue reading

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What Was The Question Again?

[Aimee Byrd has graciously invited me back to Housewife Theologian for another guest piece. Here’s the start, and you can hop over to her place to read the rest. Then click around some more over there because she’s got one … Continue reading

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All the Days of My Life in a Single Moment

Ian McLeod loves his son Cory. There’s nothing unusual about that. But he showed that love by taking a picture of him every day of his life for 21 years. Every single day. For 21 years. And then he created … Continue reading

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