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A Wonder-Filled Christmas Day

Jesus is described as the Word, the Image, the expression, the exegesis of God.

Through Christ’s arrival, life, death and resurrection, we’re grounded in the truth that God isn’t distant or forgetful, but close by and faithful.

Yet that truth is so easy to forget in the midst of hustle and bustle, in the midst of pressing deadlines, in the midst of bills past due, in the midst of kiddos who need another snack, in the midst of working for a stressed out boss, in the midst of uncertainty, in the midst of life unraveling in an unexpected way.

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Expect the Unexpected: Discovering the Wonder of God in Your Workplace

A few months ago, I lost my driver’s license. The replacement required me to go to the DMV. Now DMV’s are often some of the most lifeless places marked by long lines of people (like myself) who feel wildly inconvenienced by having to take a number and wait for hours to receive a government issued ID. My trip to the DMV was no exception.

Grey walls. Crowded waiting room. Stale air.

I took a ticket, number 162, and winced. The flashing red light read 76. I settled onto one of the plastic, hardback chairs.

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5 Ways to Recapture the Wonder

Scripture suggests we are meant to live in wild awe and amazement of God. From the first splash of creation to the miraculous provision during the exodus to the announcement of Christ’s arrival, those who encounter God are taken back with a deep sense of wonder.

Yet all too often we can lose sight of the wonders of God.

Whether you’ve never felt any sense of amazement regarding God, or maybe you’ve misplaced your sense of awe somewhere along the way, or even just want a greater sense of marvel in your life, here are five ways to #LIVEWONDERSTRUCK starting today: Continue Reading...

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The Wonder of God-SIZED Dreams


That last few weeks have held their share of questions. Like ping-pong balls they ricochet through my mind.

What if I fail?

How will I get through this financially?

Should I really take that leap of faith

Bounce after bounce the noise gets louder. And then one day a divine hand reaches down to snatch them in mid-air with these words: Continue Reading...

21 Days of Wonder: Listen

Margaret —  February 4, 2013 — 19 Comments

21 Days of Wonder LISTENFlip through your music collection and select a song that’s particularly meaningful to your spiritual journey. [Tweet this] Close your eyes and listen to the lyrics. Continue Reading...