God didn’t ask us to keep score

Adjusting to life after Claudia’s leukemia was hard and weird in many ways (least of all the global pandemic that landed in our laps a few months later). One struggle I faced was the constant desire to try to pay people back for their kindness to us. I wanted to be the first on theContinue reading “God didn’t ask us to keep score”

Reassessing (diff word) Cain

This year, I’m following a chronological Bible reading plan. We’re not hitting every chapter and verse, but we’re doing a sweeping overview. And the view from here feels different. Throughout Genesis, we’re hitting the highlights, the pivotal chapters of moving the story of the promise along, and I’m seeing over and over just how bigContinue reading “Reassessing (diff word) Cain”

You don’t have to reinvent the wheel

Maybe our hospital season knocked if out of me or maybe it’s the wisdom of getting older, but I no longer feel the need to create every routine and solution for scratch. As I thought through my priorities for 2021 and our phrase “DOUBLE DOWN,” I pondered a new (to me) question. How much ofContinue reading “You don’t have to reinvent the wheel”