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Author: JMac

We have this thing called Elf on a Shelf. You may have heard of it. Lots of people have it. You can buy it in many bookstores and gift shops. During the time leading up to Christmas, the Elf supposedly returns to the North Pole every evening to report on...

This week was full.  I haven't worked such a full week in a while.  It wasn't just full of work and clients and group work.  It was full of experience and emotion and thought and reflection.  I was angry and sad and fascinated and annoyed and intrigued and content and...

It's getting closer to moving date.  Today is Wednesday and we move on Saturday. I am feeling a lot of stress right now.  The previous offer on our house that I wrote about before fell through but we just got another offer this week.  So we are trying to pack, finalize...

The Christian 'hope' that I find myself being able to get behind (NT Wright), is the belief that the Kingdom of Heaven will be here on earth and it will be a righting of creation's intention.  It won't be up in the sky or some "other" place.  This kind of...

I was walking down the street just a bit ago in route to my office when I walked by a couple dudes. One of them looked up at me and said, "how's it going?" in a kind of deep, tough guy sort of way. I thought I would return the favour as...

For the first time in several years, I am excited about what lies ahead of me. I'm excited for change, for new direction, for stability, for a bigger home, for tighter community, for a warm and inviting workplace, for the ability to deepen and share my knowledge, and for some...

When I walk back and forth to work I pass by a blues bar. It opens at 10am and there are usually a group of men on the front porch drinking by at least 11am. Every day I walk by, the same man is there. His cigarette stained beard, weathered face,...

God: You didn't think that just because you got a job that all your problems were solved did you?? Me: Ummm well, kind of.  I mean, not completely, but yea it mostly felt that way. God: Bwaaaaaahaaaaaa! That is hilarious! Me: Geeze, you don't have to laugh for crying out loud.  I thought...