Holy fire and human flailing

Mar 3, 2017 by

Lord Jesus, please hear the heart of your handmaiden. I read this morning in Leviticus 10 of the death of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu. As is the case every single time I read it, my heart aches for Aaron...

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‘Classic injustice collectors’

Feb 5, 2016 by

It was an ordinary Friday morning, Jan. 22, 2016, to be exact. I was straightening up my kitchen, doing meds and trying to make some resemblance of order on the counter where everything gets stashed, when a...

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The feetwashing tubs

Jun 1, 2015 by

When our church, Laws Mennonite Church in Felton, Del., burned almost six months ago, one of the things that did not melt was our stack of tubs for feetwashing. Our church family still practices feetwashing....

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Letting Jesus out

Mar 12, 2015 by

Lent caught me flat footed this year. I was in the produce aisle at Wal-Mart, looking for onions when I noticed the heavy ash cross on the forehead of another shopper. “What? It’s Ash Wednesday already?”...

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My favorite book

Jan 7, 2015 by

On Dec. 31, in the morning, at 10:24, I finished reading my favorite book one more time. People have sometimes wondered how many times I’ve read this book in my lifetime. I honestly don’t know. I do know...

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Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth

Aug 19, 2014 by

I love being a foster care provider for handicapped adults. I love Our Girl Audrey and Blind Linda fiercely, protectively and I am so grateful that our family has had the opportunity to have them as part of...

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