Faith + Me

Dayenu: It Would Have Been Enough

It is the method to my step and the life to my spirit and it is not that God is good, but that God is still good. In 2000, when my brother was killed in an accident, one of our […]

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Loving Myself Isn’t Selfish

I am by most standards a very frequent flyer. In the last several years I have logged over a half of million sky miles. I’ve become so accustomed to the long distant flights, that any flight ten hours or less seems like a quick […]

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How Lent Can Bring You Closer to God (Even If You Didn't Grow Up With It)

If you grew up in a faith culture that doesn't include rituals, the season leading up to Easter may be filled with confusing terms. Lent? Ash Wednesday? Maundy Thursday? What do they all mean, and why are they important for contemporary […]

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A Paralyzed Faith

What is paralyzing your faith? What issue are you hiding from the rest of the world? What is the prison you’re hiding in so you don’t have to face others or yourself? The truth is, we all have conditions that […]

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5 Tips to Revive Your Prayer Life

Have you ever felt disappointed in prayer? Does prayer feel more like a burden than a relief? Does your experience in prayer leave you feeling more worn out than uplifted? You are not alone. I call it “prayer fatigue” because I think many people experience […]

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Life’s Like a Spilled Box of Chocolates

This Valentine’s Day, my heart returns to February 14 2002, when I watched my daughter Victoria’s seven year-​​​​old eyes slowly scanned the Valentine loot scattered on the kitchen table. Pushing aside the small white envelopes that bore her name, treat-​​​​filled plastic […]

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