Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dysthymia

My mood’s default setting seems to be one of sadness. When I’m not being actively entertained or engaged with other people I tend to lapse into a state of moderate despair tinged with irritability and fatigue. That makes me sort of the poster-boy for the psychiatric diagnostic … Continue reading

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The Zone: Part II

    I recently read A Church Building Every 1/2 Mile by Jon Zens. It’s about the institutional church in this country–more specifically, about how Christ’s Body is fractured into a thousand competing denominations (and non-denominations).  Zens uses the real-life example of 13 different churches in one three mile stretch of … Continue reading

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Trust & Hope

    For me, and perhaps for everyone who seriously attempts to follow Jesus, the biggest barrier is that of trust. I can say that I have faith (and really believe it) but if I don’t trust God with my life, with my all, it … Continue reading

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I can not adequately describe…

    . . .what it is. I do not know what they are exactly–moments of grace, I suppose. They are memories triggered ever so rarely that resemble a deja vu–but they are not that. Sometimes they are triggered by a smell or an image I … Continue reading

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Bear Baiting

    Well, the rabble rousers are at it again. Talk radio, and therefore very likely a high percentage of the American public want to see the photos. They want to see the pics of bin Laden with part of his head blown … Continue reading

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