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Barack Obama

Thinking isn’t always a good thing—especially when it gets in the way of acting.

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Can we love the “what” of people without loving the “who?”

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Striving for a better world can be scary business.

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What are Christians so afraid of? Let’s at least start asking the question.

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One week of sadness & celebration, raw emotions & new beginnings.

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Choose your battles—and how you want to fight them.

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The Obamas inspire thoughts on a certain kind of closeness.

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I’m pretty good at being alone, but some moments demand to be shared.

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Walking the line

by Kristin on November 18, 2008

in Belief, doubt & hope

Photo by Jason Rogers Walking a line is one of the hardest things in life to do. Johnny Cash wrote a song about it then proved just how difficult it was to actually accomplish (if the song is indeed about faithfulness to his first wife, as it seems). There are a variety of lines we […]

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The first presidential election I remember was in 1980, the year Ronald Reagan was voted into office. I was ten—the same age as my daughter Quillin is now. The day after Reagan’s landslide victory, I wrote this deadpan sentiment in my journal: “Yesterday Ronald Reagan was elected president. Dad says we’re moving to Canada.” Last […]

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