Category Archives: The Year of Forward (2018)

And They All Fall 🍃

Let’s go way back for this one, shall we? Hit rewind, to about seventeen years ago, when the Newsboys released Million Pieces, as part of their album Thrive. From my perspective, it’s appropriate today. In the Year of Light, the … Continue reading

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Social Media 🗣

Please don’t take offense, but social media is loud. And ever since I attended the Making Things Happen conference last September, quiet is a word that has been floating around in my thoughts. I even wrote it down in my notes, … Continue reading

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Gracefully Broken 💔

Yesterday, I found out something I didn’t know about Matt Redman, long on my list of favorite Christian music artists. I’ve liked him since he released Blessed Be Your Name in 2002. Since then, man. 10,000 Reasons put an exclamation point … Continue reading

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In the Blood? 💦

Enjoying Magnolia’s At Home playlist, I’m intrigued by John Mayer’s song, In the Blood. Mayer, a gifted musician and self-described mess, wonders how much of his mayhem will wash out in the water, and how much of it is in the blood. … Continue reading

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Why Taylor Swift Is in the Box 📦

Okay, Cousin Tony, I’ll explain why Taylor Swift is in the box for 2018. In case readers don’t want to peruse the linked post, I’m a Christian, and as an exercise, I put three things in a box each Christmas that … Continue reading

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Three Words In the Box For 2018 🎁

In December of 2107, I put three words in a box. These were things I gave to Jesus for 2018. The box was supposed to be packed away with my nativity set, but it never made it. This year’s box … Continue reading

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I Had a Dream Night Before Last 🌑

The dream was menacing, terrifying, threatening, sobering. It seemed real. It started with someone I didn’t recognize, circling me slowly, face looming, making a speech full of hate and threats, and speaking in a low, slow tone. I knew this … Continue reading

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