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Archive: May

Space and Stuff

May 30, 2005

My friend Gospel Matt is fond of passing on tidbits of information which rattle around in your head for days. […] [continue…]

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My Hairnet

May 29, 2005

A lifelong dream came true today when I donned a hairnet, gloves and apron and took my place on the […] [continue…]

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Another Tribe

May 28, 2005

  After six weeks of what might be considered marathon recovery (but which might have actually been laziness), I returned […] [continue…]

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Lily and Finn

May 25, 2005

This is Lily. She is my sweet 3 1/2 year-old niece. She is racing through life, taking everything at face […] [continue…]

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Tim’s House

Before we headed back to DC, we drove to Chattanooga to see our family. And we got to work on […] [continue…]

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It is 70 degrees at 7am as I head out the door for a rainy run. I am excited about […] [continue…]

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Coming away from the conference, I’m glad for all I’ve learned. Excited for the future. Eager to get back to […] [continue…]

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Diane Sawyer, interviewing U2. She leans forward, thumb-under-chin, and earnestly asks, “who’s the most unpredictable of the bunch?” Thanks for […] [continue…]

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Phyllis Tickle is a master storyteller in the ancient style of the oral tradition. Each evening, her doting husband helps […] [continue…]

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Lost Icon

Had a very thought-provoking and moving evening with Ikon, a group from Ireland which stages worship services in public places. […] [continue…]

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My friend John Musick took me to breakfast one morning. I felt like a grandpa in the left lane when […] [continue…]

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Church as Engagement

One of the afternoon sessions struck me with this thought: “Church is not a retreat, but an engagement with the […] [continue…]

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Drinking with Monks

My earnest study of the Belgian Trappist tradition of beermaking was helped greatly by the presence of a beer house […] [continue…]

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