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Nov 18, 2014

Create Good: Harvesting Quiet Gifts of Good

I grew up in a family entrenched in ministry. I saw shepherding and serving as difficult and thankless. My parents often burned-out on doing good but never pulled back for times of respite. The older I became, the more I resented their focus on other people, especially since my siblings...
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Nov 18, 2014

Create Good: Finding Purpose in a Pickle Jar

I love pickles–ALL sorts of pickles. Pickle spears to accompany sandwiches, dill slices on hamburgers, little gherkins for snacking, and giant pickles on a stick (the kind they sell at the state fair). Consequently, we have a lot of pickle jars at my house. I used to throw them away...
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Nov 18, 2014

Create Good: Close Enough to Love

“Your house smells weird!” He dramatically shook his head and crinkled his nose. I agreed. “Yea, it smells different than yours, huh?” I didn’t rush to open a window or light a candle. He was right. My place doesn’t smell like his. In fact it’s so different, it must be...
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Nov 17, 2014

Create Good: Cultivating Good in the Midst of Grief

She was my age, and also a nurse. She helped birth this place–a place where people could live out their last days in unforced rhythms of grace, where grief itself could cultivate good. I’m sure she never dreamed that she would be birthed to a new life from one of...
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Nov 17, 2014

Create Good: Choosing Good to Create Good

The emotional undertow started tugging at my ankles while I was mopping the kitchen. Yesterday’s confrontation with a coworker played through my head, and my emotions went along with the wave. Anger. Hurt. Powerless. Trapped. My thoughts tugged at me, tempting me to sink deeper beneath the surface. Why didn’t...
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Nov 7, 2014

Designed to Work: When Work Doesn't Feel Like Worship

Mom kept the gritty green soap by the sink for dad to scrub the grease out of the creases of his hands. Tractor grime and machine oil made a home in his fingernails. As a child, I would watch his pocket knife scrape the black from underneath his nails. They...
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