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The Heady Strangeness of God’s Calling

The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit. —From the Christian scriptures, John 3:8   Last year, with no warning, my writing changed. For the previous […]

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What Would Happen If You Dropped Everything?

What if you were asked to drop everything and go in a different direction? It’s amazing how often this crops up in ancient stories. To wit: The Hebrew prophet Jonah preaches destruction to the Assyrian city of Nineveh; the inhabitants drop what they’re doing and repent of their wickedness. Jesus calls a couple of fishermen […]

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