All posts tagged: Forgiveness

To Forgive and to Fight

  This past weekend, my family and I went to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center here in Cincinnati.  It is a powerful exploration of the cost of freeing and the cost of freedom.  It goes into the past but also looks at the present […]

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Imago Scriptura 39 – Forgiveness

Its funny how things come together from time to time. Seemingly unrelated things taking place that when there is one piece that comes a connection is made between them all. The things in the last 24 hours are – blooming irises at our house, another […]

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Pyramids

I was reading Brene Brown’s new book, Rising Strong, while working out this morning. She was talking about how we move beyond the memories and experiences of shame that we have had in our lives. One line in particular grabbed me – she said that […]

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Wounded Beauty

This isn’t connected to anything that Nouewn’s devotional has been focusing on the last few days but more connected to something I’ve been spending a lot of time with this week – forgiveness. My sermon on Sunday will be focusing upon that topic, based upon […]

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Imago Gospels – 14 – Baggage

Matthew 18 In the 2nd half of this chapter, we are reminded of one of the tough truths of discipleship. Forgiveness is hard work. To paraphrase The Princess Bride, anyone who says otherwise is just selling something. Forgiveness is tough. The passage reflects this – […]

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A Place at the Table – 48 – Poem

A Place at the Table – 48 – Conclusion Seay ends the devotions with this marvelous poem by Walter Brueggemann… We are your people, mostly privileged competent entitled. Your people who make futures for ourselves, seize opportunities, get the job done and move on. In […]

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Romans Photos – 4:1-12 – Unclear

Romans 4:1-12 – The Example of Abraham ​ What then are we to say was gained by Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh? For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. For what does the […]

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