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The surprising thing about Lent

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017

Tweet How are you doing? Really? How’s the journey so far, Lenten pilgrim? Is Lent, and the practices you’ve chosen in this season,...

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Embracing inconvenience and finding GodSpace

Posted by on Mar 11, 2017

Tweet   #wewelcomerefugees I’d seen the hashtag. #wewelcomerefugees I knew my friend Jane did some work with refugees. I’d written...

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Radical hospitality trumps hate

Posted by on Jan 28, 2017

Tweet On Thursday, my friend Jane and I drove to Chicago to welcome a refugee family. Jane’s van was loaded with supplies: linens, towels,...

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Why you should ditch the “kids’ table” this Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016

Tweet In your dim memories of Thanksgivings past, you may remember it: the card table in the kitchen or the family room, possibly set with...

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Now, more than ever, we must show the world what Jesus followers really are

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016

Tweet Two days ago, America elected a racist, misogynist, Islamophobic, homophobic bully who brags about assaulting women. According to...

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Trail running in the dark

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016

Tweet I park across the road from the entrance to the forest preserve. A few moments later, I am crossing the road with two of my friends...

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