Month: July 2021

Symbols On Your Hands

In my previous Voice of Grace (9/5/2019), I shared about my lack of discipline in waking up early to go to the gym, looking for any excuse to skip out even though I knew the benefits of having that early morning workout. When COVID-19 shut down the country—including gyms—I acknowledged that I would need even more discipline to develop the …

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Worship: Emotions, Encounter, Engage

Hey GRC, If you don’t already know this about me, I really enjoy worshiping with you all every Sunday!  And I really hope that comes across consistently, mostly because I believe that is how God has wired me to connect with my fellow believers as we live out our lives in a biblical community (one of our church’s core values!).  …

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Daily Bread of Grace

Countless times when I have recited the Lord’s Prayer, I ask myself, “What does it mean to ‘give us this day our daily bread?” In our culture, we use the word “bread “as a synonym for “money”: the wage earner in our household is called “the breadwinner”.  Bread remains, at least in our cultural language, a symbol of rudimentary provision …

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Sell the Yachts

Earlier this year I read River-Horse, by William Least Heat-Moon.  The book details his voyage across the United States, from Elizabeth, NJ to Astoria, OR in a 22-foot long boat.  It’s a very entertaining tale, told by the same man who wrote Blue Highways, his journey of driving across the United States on the backroads.  I highly recommend both books. …

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