sandwiches and stewards of life and love

there is a movement to grace: God comes into our sickness, our brokenness, and deaths, takes us by the hand, lifts us up out of it, and leads us back into health, back into wholeness, and back into life as it was meant to be. The question it leaves us with is 'how will we be stewards of that life and love?'

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what we do with our power

We all have power. Whether its our words, actions, presence, or how we spend our money, we all have the ability to influence the people and world around us. The question is: how do we use that power? Do we use it for our own benefit or do we use it for the benefit of the people and world around us? 

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how'd you do?

Jesus was big into questions. He asked 183 of them and only answered 3. Whats up with that? Maybe its the questioning, and not the answering, that leads us deeper into the kind of life we're meant to have.

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spiritual diseases: cynicism

While we are always spiritual, we aren’t always spiritually healthy. Just as there are things that take us into life, there are things that can take us out of it. One of those things is the spiritual disease of cynicism. Cynicism shuts us off to the possibility that there could be something other than what we see and experience around us. 

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spiritual diseases: boredom

While we are always spiritual, we aren’t always spiritually healthy. Just as there are things that take us into life, there are things that can take us out of it. One of those things is the spiritual disease of boredom. Boredom draws us into a life that waits for the world to happen to us, while our spirituality draws us into a life where the world is waiting for us to happen to it.

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