Category Archives: 3: Faith

Reflections on a personal journey.

“FAITH LIKE A (SHELTERED) CHILD”

“Father God, thank you for this food. Thank you for Mommy and Daddy. Thank you for this food.” More eager to eat than any child since Oliver Twist, my daughter spits out her Grace as if speed counted for sincerity. … Continue reading

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TEMPTATION, GUILT, AND THE AWESOME POWER OF GOD

I’ve been wrestling with this nagging temptation for quite some time. By wrestling with, I don’t mean the struggle of not succumbing to the temptation, the struggle not to sin, but merely the struggle of havingthe temptation in the first place, … Continue reading

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ARE YOU RELIGIOUS?

I was searching for some papers in the depths of my drawer. I never found what I was looking for, but I came across something I wrote a few years ago. (In the very DEEP depths of my drawer.) I’m … Continue reading

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HOLDING HEARTS

I believe I was given a vision. I would love to share it, but I fear that no words can truly explain what I felt. We were in church singing an ordinary song with ordinary people on an ordinary Sunday … Continue reading

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MADLY IN LOVE

A hike through an old-growth forest. Huge trees give away to wild rhododendrons, salal, and red cedar. We go up into the thinning air, the thinning forest. Meadows. Every colour you can imagine. Wild blueberries for dessert. Lakes to swim … Continue reading

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WITH WHAT JUDGEMENT YOU JUDGE

Recently I felt myself getting fed up with the rotten attitude of others. I mean, for goodness sake, couldn’t people just be happy? I find it so frustrating when people choose to be offended, choose to be grumpy, and choose to treat others like crap on … Continue reading

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