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Praying With Flannery+

I’ve always wrestled with the question of whether there’s an appropriate way to ask God for things that are tearing...

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Making Room for Desire+

By Beth Peterson Sitting on a broad, flat rock beside a clear Norwegian lake—the same rock where 48 hours before...

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Resolving to Eat Freely+

The number one New Year’s resolution for 2014—can you guess?—is to lose weight. It’s a resolution I’ve made for myself since...

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New Day’s Resolution+

Today is a sad day … the day the Christmas lights come down. If it were up to me, I’d...

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Surf’s Up, Dad’s Down+

There are waves breaking out front. I can hear them from my house. It has been flat out there for...

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Surprised by Joy of Ham+

I loved the movie Midnight in Paris. As Owen Wilson stumbled back in time to the golden years of the...

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My Breaking Bad Binge+

Breaking Bad began with a respected teacher and ended with a proud monster. “I originally pitched it to the studio...

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“Excuse me, but are you the pastor?”+

I was sitting down to my computer one morning, just taking the first sip of my second cup of coffee,...

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Living in Want+

Sometimes I get obsessed with what I want. When we were looking for a new house, I’d check online listings...

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Solomon’s Cure for Bitchiness+

My 1997 Toyota Corolla took its final breaths in a church parking lot on a Monday afternoon last month. After 227,000...

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