Category: faith

wrestling with God

A man came and wrestled with Jacob until the dawn began to break. When the man saw that he would not win the match, he touched Jacob’s hip and wrenched it out of its socket. Then the man said, “Let me go, for the dawn is breaking!” … Jacob named the place Peniel (which means…

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what is truth?

Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” “But we are descendants of Abraham,” they said. “We have never been slaves to anyone. What do you mean, ‘You will be set…

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my new photography gig, and words of encouragement regarding the PC(USA)

So vacation is over. Sigh. Rebekah and I enjoyed a couple of good weeks of redirection, and relaxation, and refreshment (I’ll share more from this past weekend’s Richmond trip in the coming days). But for today I want to post a few reflections from my first meeting as the official photographer-in-residence for the Presbytery of New…

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whatever you do, work at it with all your heart… (Colossians 3)

“Whatever you do work at it with all your heart as working for the Lord, not for people.” (Colossians 3:23) Today we’re celebrating Rebekah’s birthday. The official day is Saturday, but we will be driving all day so I proposed a quiet celebration at home, with absolutely-whatever-in-the-world-Rebekah-wants-me-to-cook on the menu for dinner. So we found two…

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