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Your TV Binge Obsession

The New York Times recently wrote an article about the new(ish) phenomenon of folks preferring to watch their T.V. shows in one chunk these days. You know, no more one-episode-a-week-like-the-olden-days. We seem to like choking it all down in one crazy marathon. I have to admit, I have binged on quite a few T.V shows … Read this post

Sex, Shame, and Jesus in the Bedroom

Today, I have the privilege of sharing a very personal and intimate story at Prodigal Magazine. It is a story close to my heart and still tender. So tender, in fact, I almost didn’t want to write it, but felt that it was time. Here’s a taste: Once married, I spoke about sex with jaded and jagged words. … Read this post

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My Spiritual Wish List

So, last month I told you guys that my word for the year was “receive.” It sounds simple, harmless really, but for me this little word holds a lot of meaning. Sitting around the table eating dinner with my church family, I told a few of my sisters what my word was and they responded … Read this post

The Acceptable Christian Sin

Today, I’m over at Ken Hagerman’s blog, Rambling with the Barba, talking about the sins that we Christians deem acceptable versus the ones we do not. Here’s a snippet: Beyond the lingo though, I quickly learned that certain things were completely acceptable within the church culture, while others were not. When it came to the … Read this post

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The Mystery of Marriage

We all know the verse… “And the two shall become one flesh.” We’ve heard it recited at wedding ceremonies, taught from the pulpit, and thrown around at marriage conferences. It has become almost cliche. We believe this verse intellectually–two becoming one. But, we also know that this verse is referring to much more than flesh. … Read this post