Tag: Love

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Letter to My 16-Year Old Self in Bangkok, Thailand

Dear Karissa, You are right to be happy. You are happy because you are home. Yes, you are a third culture kid, and you will always know that. But you have found belonging. Freedom. Awe. Friendship. You have friends at school and friends at church and friends at home. You have a caring family. Everywhere …

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Announcing a New Blog Series: Wednesday Wrestling (with props to Jacob, Gideon, and Barbara Brown Taylor)

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Wednesday Wrestling SeriesYou know that I love the story of Jacob wrestling with God. You know I love the idea that our faith often feels like wrestling with conflicting ideas. You know that I no longer believe that strong faith has to be equivalent to …

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