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Imperfect Lovers

February 22, 2017


“The church is not built on the people that come and go. It’s built on the people who stay.  And we all know the secret: We all could have left a thousand times because we’ve all let each other down.  Because we’re all imperfect beings and that’s the beauty of community.”   Erwin McManus This past […]

Anniversary Playlist

February 10, 2017


My 33rd wedding anniversary is a week away.  We will be traveling so I thought I would try to get an anniversary post out in advance.  These tend to be when I am most self-disclosing and self-indulging.  My life goals were fairly simple and have not changed appreciably over the last four decades.  All I […]

Fear of Commitment’s Greatest Hits

March 7, 2016


James Taylor is going to be playing in San Diego in June.  Tickets went on sale last week.  This prompted me to listen to some of his old records.  One of the running themes in his early work seems to be this idea that he must keep moving and can’t settle down.  It is interesting […]