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The Brutality of the Bench

I hungrily took my plate of posho, rice, and ground nut sauce and found a place on the only remaining bench in the mess hall. I was having a pleasant conversation with a man about his village and the intrigues and … Continue reading

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Day 14 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

I want neither a blood’n’guts religion that would make Clint Eastwood, not Jesus, our hero, nor a speculative religion that would imprison the Gospel in the halls of academia, nor a noisy, feel-good religion that is a naked appeal to emotion. I long for passion, intelligence, and compassion in a Church without ostentation, gently beckoning to the world to come and enjoy the peace and unity we possess because of the Spirit in our midst.–Brennan Manning Continue reading

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Day 12 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

God helps those incapable of helping themselves. He walks with us and is in us since life is truly 2 much to handle http://goo.gl/OB1Dlc  Today is Monday, the week stretches out long for some, short for others. Some will look … Continue reading

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Day 10 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

We had hoped that he was the Messiah come to rescue Israel. http://goo.gl/W63t9E  We miss God’s work completed bc we expect something less Two followers of Jesus took a walk and Jesus literally joined them. The time of their journey … Continue reading

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Day 9 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

Let my soul be at rest again, for the Lord has been good to me. http://goo.gl/67YQ0s  So often I take the good and leave the ‘rest’ #obey As I considered this lyric from the Psalm, I recalled my time spent … Continue reading

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Day 3 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

I will make you as a light for the nations that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth. http://goo.gl/xzFe7F  Love rings out beyond. To some extent we all suffer from the ‘its all about me’ syndrome. Some … Continue reading

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