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Making the Hard Choices

I have a daughter who is horrible at making decisions. Everyone loves her because she is honestly happy with whatever they decide. What movie should we see? They’re both great. What to eat for dinner? Everything is delicious. It’s great. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Reckless Love (of God)

The overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God It chases me down, fights till I’m found, leaves the ninety-nine This is the love God has for us. Fierce, penetrating, and solid. It can be hard for us to believe, especially when … Continue reading

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True Beauty

  I sat in the darkness, praying in adoration with over one hundred high schoolers. The monstrance holding the Eucharist was a beautiful, golden cross surrounded by a table of candles and spotlights drawing your attention to Jesus in the … Continue reading

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Reset

Every once in a while, we just need to push the reset button. Life is busy. Kids are crazy. Emotions are rolling. Things are moving in the wrong direction. Everything is in the right direction, except it’s all just a … Continue reading

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My Bible

  I had a Bible that was a complete mess. Most of the Old Testament came out in your hands when you opened it. The pages were folded up, marked up, and full of papers, notes, and who even knows … Continue reading

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Lenten Bible Study

  If you are in Austin, join me for my Walking Through Holy Week study! Step into the story of Easter like you never have before. It’s going to be a great Lent! If you’re not in Austin, contact me … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

As we work our way towards Lent, we approach a very bleak season. All the flowers will be replaced with empty branches. The music at church becomes somber and serious. We are called to refrain, to hold back, to limit. … Continue reading

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Lord, let me love you

“Lord, help me to love you to the best of my ability. Then, increase my ability.” I heard this prayer recently, and I love it. I can only do so much. I can only love so well. I only know … Continue reading

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Bless This Mess

I love how we don’t want to bother God with our messes. Maybe it’s just me, but I’m pretty sure it’s you, too. There’s all this mess, and we’ve got it. Or we don’t, but we sure don’t want to … Continue reading

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Calling

God called Adam, “Where are you?” God called Isaiah, “Whom shall I send?” God called Eli by name, “Eli, Eli.” None of these callings was to discover the location of the person being called. God knew exactly where Adam was, … Continue reading

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