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  • 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 ]

  • To All Who Have Gone Before – Today, St. Patrick

    We are blessed to live in a time when we have access to the stories of so many who loved Christ before we did and who followed Him through every imaginable obstacle and trial. To celebrate St. Patrick is to celebrate the power of God who continues to work in those of us stones that …[ read more ]

  • Passing the Deep End Test

    An old friend reminded me that throughout my childhood and adolescence, I was no lover of deep water. From eight to eighteen, I spent significant portions of my summer at Camp Canonicus. As a camper, I was barred from the deep end of the designated swimming area unless I could pass the swim test – …[ read more ]