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Archive: October

Retreat

October 30, 2008

After three days of freedom from the constraints of TV, music, radio, internet, travel, and the news, I’m easing back […] [continue…]

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Poetic Theology

October 24, 2008

I’m at the Reclaiming Paul theological conversation, and Kathy Grieb just referenced this remarkable poem from Yehuda Amichai. It is […] [continue…]

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life interrupted

October 23, 2008

this page in my moleskinehas a scrawl of circle and lineright in the middle,a gift from my girliein a moment […] [continue…]

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Pilgrimage

October 22, 2008

I’m on a long-awaited trip to try to Reclaim Paul in Kansas City. An adventurous day of solo travel, starting […] [continue…]

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fall

October 20, 2008

in the Fall, I feel a callto the leaves not to rakeor gather(though I will) but rathera burdento honor them […] [continue…]

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that which endures

October 19, 2008

the room behind the place where we meet on Sundaysis a crowded and forsaken place, collecting the flotsam of a […] [continue…]

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The Burger That Wasn’t

October 17, 2008

I’m not sure why I continue to be fascinated with service industry outlets that are so stubbornly non-user-friendly. Maybe it’s […] [continue…]

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Labyrinth

October 8, 2008

(written for Common Table, on the occasion of her 7th birthday; art by Jon White) stepping out of the shelter […] [continue…]

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Reclaiming Paul, In Context

October 4, 2008

These days, there are many churches trying to swing the theological balance away from systematic theology (and the widely accepted […] [continue…]

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