Tag Archives: Prodigal son

House burning dawn

I heard the song 1933 by Frank Turner while running my dog and listening to Punk Tacos Radio on iHeartRadio. [Yes, I said running my dog — my Shih Tzu, Beaux, and I jogging through the neighborhood. It’s quite a … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

There were two sisters in Translation, FL. They grew up in the same house, but they could not have been more different. The older sister was… what’s a kind way to say this?… a little constrained. She did not listen … Continue reading

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Weave forge tie prepare

God’s word is alive. It will speak directly to you, your situation, your mess. I’ve witnessed it personally. Listen. I woke up this morning under my not-that-uncommon panic, that scratchy dusty threadbare unwanted blanket. Nothing specific, just a general feeling of I’m-not-enough-to-do-all-that-needs-to-be-done. I … Continue reading

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The running embrace

When I was a boy I watched a Billy Graham crusade on television. During the invitation, I accepted Jesus as my savior. It was the beginning of what has been quite a journey — the detours, bumps, and potholes have … Continue reading

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Can’t go too far

I’m writing this very specifically to you, in your mess, today. I prayed that God would make it available to you so you’d know something very important: You can never go so far that it is too far for God … Continue reading

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The Cinderella dilemma

I recently had about 12 hours to fill during a flight from LAX to Beijing. After eating and sleeping, I still had about 11 hours so I watched movies. One of the movies was Cinderella (2015 version with Lily James … Continue reading

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Prodigal son epilogue

I love the picture Jesus gave us of the Father in the prodigal son parable. It’s found in Luke 15:11-32. Verse 20 is my favorite: But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with … Continue reading

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