Category Archives: Idolotry

Prone to Wander…

“This is the story of my life, that while I lived it weighed upon me and pressed against me and filled all my senses to overflowing and now is like a dream dreamed…This is my story, my giving of thanks…Sometimes … Continue reading

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Identity Theft

Earlier this year, a fifth grade student caught me off guard. After I gave her a compliment during a writing conference, she turned to me and said, “Miss Powell, don’t call me smart. Boys don’t like smart girls, only girls … Continue reading

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Mistakes Inevitable…

So good for the nasty part of my perfectionistic heart that received a much needed sucker punch to the gut yesterday… “You must once and for all give up being worried about successes and failures. Don’t let that concern you. … Continue reading

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More from the “Reflection is Action” and “Found Poetry” experiment.  This one is entitled “Work.” Work You don’t waste your life by where you work but how and why.* Not ultimate but still good. Life is but a vapor. Prioritize. *Taken from … Continue reading

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Mints and Pancakes with a Side of Grace…

I’ve been struggling.  Trying to figure out where the gospel is in a very secular vocation.  Trying to discern what this means for the future.  Trying not to waste my life and to live these moments with intentionality. I’ve struggled … Continue reading

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Hair Ties and Crazy Heart

I’m going to preface this with a simple disclaimer that what I’m about to write has nothing to do with legalism, word splicing, or word choice.  It is however, more about what happens when what you are learning in one … Continue reading

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Trust Me With Your Isaac

Trust Me With Your Isaac   by: Beth Moore For every Abraham who dares to kiss the foreign field where glory for a moment grasped Is for a lifetime tilled . The voice of God speaks not but once but ’til … Continue reading

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