Teaching the Gospel to Children: Grow Up.
On February 4, 2020 | 2 Comments

This is the second post of a series meant to be preceded in reading by an introductory letter. Please read that HERE.¬† Grow Up. “Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” ~ W. E. B. Du Bois   “There’s a world of difference between insisting on someone’s doing something and establishing […]

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Words Over Coffee
On September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

His email arrived sometime in May, or maybe late April. An invitation. He’s a writer, a someday filmmaker, and he wanted to talk Art. I’ve known Joel since he was born, I guess. His family and ours go to the same church; his age falls just between that of Everett and Emma. I’m sure they […]

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Fourteen Seconds
On December 1, 2016 | 1 Comments

I was in the mall on a recent Friday morning, a quick stop between the post office and the gym, because sometimes my life is like this. Except for the mall part. (I actually hate going to the mall, due to its uncanny propensity to awaken desires for things I don’t have and didn’t even […]

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On Envy
On November 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Note: This post was first published on December 17, 2005, back when our church still had an orchestra.¬†Because of conversations and thoughts I’ve had of late, I thought it was time to post it again. I have revised it a little, but only a little. Note 2: Not long after I posted this, my parents […]

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Church Famous
On August 2, 2007 | 0 Comments

That’s an awful phrase, isn’t it? And yet it’s been said about me. It was last year at Vacation Bible School, and John, the fellow who assisted me in teaching the 5th grade boys said, “Well, of course I know you, Rebecca. You’re church famous.” Ugh. I’d never heard the phrase before, but it’s something […]

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