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  • Troubled Times, Troubled Hearts

    There’s a woman named Hannah in the Bible who was praying so fervently at the temple that the priest accused her of being drunk and scolded her. She answered him “Not so, my, Lord. I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my …[ read more ]

  • Feeling Out of Your Element? You Are.

    I find deep sea creatures fascinating – from a distance. I am a raging claustrophobic so I’d never make it into a submarine but I wish I could overcome that fear and have the opportunity to see giant squid, octopi or lantern fish in their own habitat. We have a lot in common. Creatures that …[ read more ]

  • Deep Trouble, Deep Faith

    A friend asked me how I came by the faith I have in Jesus and if she, too, could acquire it. When I was young, unbelievably young, before I knew about doctrine or denominations, I came to understand that that deep aching loneliness we feel is the cry of our hearts for God and that …[ read more ]

  • Blues Brothers Cool Kind of Faith

    As I created this blog and chose the theme “Deeper”, I was afraid of sounding like an old (talking ‘70’s) Saturday Night Live bit called “Deep Thoughts with Jack Handey. Remember the scenic photos accompanied by elevator music as Jack’s voice offered “deep thoughts” such as “I hope life isn’t a big joke, because I …[ read more ]

  • Follow the Wild Stag

    There is a special magic about spotting a truly wild animal. I can gaze endlessly just at images of buffalo, wild horses, moose, grizzlies, elk or deer. Wherever we traveled by car with our kids, we made it a habit to keep an eye out for deer or moose grazing roadside. For years we lived …[ read more ]