The desire to be unique and special is a voracious master that devours those who feed it. Instead of security, all it gives is a gnawing fear that we are enough. In Jesus, God bids us find peace and identity for all of us who are not special. We are something better than that. We …

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A very evocative part of the musical Hamilton revolves around the desire to be in the room where decisions are made, to be in the room where those inside are viewed by those outside as decision makers. It is a powerful desire, a desire detached from the importance of the decisions themselves, a desire more …

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A thoughtful exploration of themes portrayed in the television series WandaVision. (If you haven’t watched, it does spoil significant plot points) There is not doubt about the trauma that the central character has experienced. What does give rise to doubt is the way in which that character really gives no account to others that she …

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What happens when a society that never wants to talk about suffering, a society that believes all suffering can be cured by therapeutic means or socio-economic reordering, finds itself in a situation of suffering that there is no simple way to avoid? What happens when the church has largely mirrored society’s avoidance of suffering, and …

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