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Salt of the Earth

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses it’s saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.” – Matthew 5:13

Pondering this lately, what it might mean to be salt.

I made soup last week with not enough, and it’s bland and boring and we eat it with the

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Smells Like Teen Spirit

It’s always funny to me when someone says “I just love that baby smell!” I’m not exactly sure what that┬ábaby smell is…

When Ezra’s been held by a church lady, he returns to me smelling of foreign, sweet perfume. When his daddy’s in need of a shower, I can tell by the odour on the hair of that baby who’s been cradled

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Verbs – also known as ‘action words’

Pondered, this morning, Isaiah 1:17, in which God says this to his people:

Seek justice,
encourage the oppressed.
Defend the cause of the fatherless,
plead the case of the widow.

and I was struck by the verbs, their strength.

Seek,

encourage,

defend,

plead.

And I kind of wish he’d said something more like this

Consider justice,
smile at the oppressed.

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Can I Get a With-ness?

I’m in that place. That place where it seems that the Spirit is speaking loud. That place where all kinds of distinct channels seem to be pointing in the same direction, speaking of the same themes, and to ignore it is near impossible.

It’s good.

It’s scary, but it’s good.

This weekend was the True City Conference, and the theme was “Seek

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Just Do It!

When I was In grade 3, we had to do a fitness test that included a 12-minute run.

I couldn’t do it.

Ever since then, I’ve told myself I’m not a runner. I’ve told myself I can’t run.

This morning, for the first time since that 12-minute run I couldn’t do 18 years ago, I ran for longer than 12 minutes.

This morning, I ran for 20 minutes

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