Author Archives: be.

the frustrations of faith.

I got a text from a friend last night, commenting on my blog post from yesterday.  We talked briefly about the frustrations of faith and how we, as earthly dwellers, continue to fall into the same sin traps repeatedly despite … Continue reading

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a nugget of hope.

Why do we lose hope so easily?  Scratch that.  Why do I lose hope so easily?  I am already painfully aware that life is quite the inconsistent roller coaster of emotions, challenges, and unexpected circumstances.  However, I also believe in … Continue reading

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theme song.

love this.

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vacation anyone?? who’s with me?

I think I would like to go here.  Tomorrow. And this is my transportation of choice. You know you wanna come….

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desperate times call for desperate measures.

What have you done in desperation? We’ve all done something (probably a lot more than a something). The thing about desperation is it clouds our judgment. One thing I’ve learned in my profession is that a lot of intense emotions … Continue reading

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i am indiana jones.

I wish I were blessed with the ability to draw (bet you didn’t think that would be the first line of this post!).  Oftentimes, my thoughts morph into pictures that represent what I see myself dealing with and I would … Continue reading

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just a little perspective.

Sometimes it amazes me that I still worry.  Now, I’ve got to stop and give myself some credit because the level of agonizing I experience (ok ~ create) now is miniscule in comparison to the amount I encountered even just … Continue reading

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what!? that’s absurd.

Do you ever pray for absurdities? Why not? I think God wants us to pray for the absurd.  After all, isn’t He the God of the possible (Luke 18:27)? Some days I pray for this building: I want to own … Continue reading

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where you invest your love, you invest your life.

“In these bodies we will live, in these bodies we will die Where you invest your love, you invest your life.” Awake My Soul by Mumford & Sons I love this band.  If you haven’t heard them, definitely check them … Continue reading

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simple is as simple does.

This is taken from Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home By Richard J. Foster.  I love the truth and simplicity of this prayer.  In its minimalism, it cuts to the heart of a complex, challenging, and seemingly ceaseless issue in … Continue reading

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