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Good Gifts

February, for me, has been full of good gifts. I celebrated a birthday, which came with some literal little gifts, as birthdays often do. Got accepted to two graduate school programs to pursue a Master's in Theology. (Decisions and details pending. Prayers appreciated.) Attended a lecture on faith and the arts by Dr. Jeremy Begbie… Continue reading Good Gifts

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arts & creativity, church, spiritual

“Trade These Ashes In For Beauty”

I happened to hear the song "At the Foot of the Cross" among a mix of other songs today. Even though I've heard this song countless times at church and campus ministry gatherings, one line struck me this time -- probably because today is Ash Wednesday. "Now I can trade these ashes in for beauty"… Continue reading “Trade These Ashes In For Beauty”