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A Wilderness Morning Feb 20, 2021

I’ve never practiced Lent before. This year, I wanted to.

I’ve always thought about it on the day of (or the day after) and then decided that I was too late. 

I’ve been in the wilderness lately — in books, and in practice. 

My friend Doug Peterson told me...

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Ravi Feb 13, 2021

I just finished reading Jackie Hill Perry’s tweet thread about all of the sexual abuse that Ravi Zacharias’ subjected women to during his time in ministry. There are a million ways one could go with his thoughts here — with what he could address. I don’t feel much...

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You don't know magic Feb 11, 2021

Last September, I had an experience that led me to acknowledge a true thing about myself — I am a liar. Or, I am more prone to lying than I was aware of.

As a liar, I guess I'll leave it to you to decide whether or not that's true. 

I didn't really know that I was a liar,...

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Eve, can I trust this garden? Feb 08, 2021

Told Brandi tonight that I feel like there’s something stirring inside of me. It’s a unique sensation that I’ve come to recognize over the years. The way I do when whatever it is turns into a record. Maybe this time it’s another book. I entered this year with a lot of...

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He knows we’re hunting horcruxes Feb 05, 2021

Stephen King understands fear.

This is the first time I have considered what a heavy weight he must carry — or must once have carried, at least — to understand fear the way that he does.

The book IT is not about a scary clown. It is about fear. The insidious, creeping nature of...

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