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  “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch… Read More

The Hassle of Complexity

  “Be still, and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:10a, NRSV) We live in a house that is over 100 years old. About 30 years ago, a master gardener lived in our house. About 15 years ago,… Read More

Gerald’s Story

  “Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.” (1 John 4:8, NRSV) We were drinking sweet tea as our chairs rocked back and forth on a hot July afternoon. Gerald was in his eighties. He never said much. When… Read More

Celebrating the Past; Looking to the Future

“O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” —Psalm 136:1, NRSV This past week we observed the 241st Anniversary of the United States Declaration of Independence. It’s a grand time to celebrate… Read More