Oct 24, 2014

Holy Routines: Finding God in the Boundaries of Time

On a Saturday, I left my husband and the boys at home and drove to the WalMart in our small city for my weekly grocery shopping. When I had parked and began checking my purse for the shopping list and pen I knew were there, I noticed that my cell...Read more +
Oct 24, 2014

Holy Routines: Commuting Prayers

A few years ago, a girlfriend convinced me to join a morning prayer group. This group of women rose early and checked in online to keep each other accountable as they prayed and set their day off in a good direction. It started off well. I popped up from my...Read more +
Oct 24, 2014

Holy Routines: Teatime Sanity

by Maurice Broaddus
Life is hectic. You get home from work late, again, with just enough time to eat before getting the kids ready for bed. They argue over whose turn it is to take their shower first or who touched whose stuff. You get them past their fussing long enough for them...Read more +
Oct 24, 2014

Holy Routines: The Pilgrim Life

My pilgrimage began the day we went back to visit my grandmother’s land. I had come to say goodbye, to walk my memories across the familiar pasture, trace my boundary lines along the ancient wooden fence. The land was passing out of our grasp, as were many of my early...Read more +
Oct 23, 2014

Work for God: Great Things Can Happen

Throughout the week, we've highlighted thinkers, theologians, marketplace philosophers and ordinary people who are simply trying to make sense of the topic, Work for God . It’s been an insightful journey – and one we’ll never really fully grasp this side of glory. Like labor itself, every day brings a...Read more +
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Oct 17, 2014

Find New Life: Perfectionism vs. Restraint

It began with an estimate for concrete. Our century-old home sits cozily between neighbors, and we wanted to clean up the side access to the backyard. Improvements would address hospitality as much as visual appeal (both important since guests frequently use this entrance). Large cracks made us want to make...Read more +

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