In Others’ Words: Learning to Live with Brokenness

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Brokenness fascinates me. It seems the theme of brokenness intrigues a lot of people — a lot of writers, to be specific. Elisa Morgan wrote about it in her book The Beauty of Broken. Then there’s Nancy Leigh DeMoss and Henry T. Blackaby’s¬†Brokenness: The Heart God Revives;¬†Finding God’s Blessings in Brokenness¬† by Charles Stanley; and of course Ann Voskamp’s best-selling …

In Others’ Words: The Good God

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Words are powerful. Actions are powerful. And then there are the times that a person speaks and acts … and his life changes another person in unimaginable ways, for years to come. Earlier this week, Ann Voskamp shared the story of Maximilian Kolbe, who sacrificed his life in Auschwitz for another prisoner. And yes, reading his story was profound. But …

In Others’ Words: In Everything …

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Two words stand out to me in Psalm 9:1 — the word whole and the word recount. As I thought through Psalm 9:1, I wondered: Do I ever give half-hearted thanks to God? Or do I ever forget to thank him altogether? And then there’s that idea of recounting … when I took a closer look at what the Hebrew …