Category Archives: A Writing Project NOV 2011

Bowing Down – Day Thirty

Worship. Reverence. Humility. Bending the knee. If there is one word that stretches over this whole month it is worship. David left Saul’s armor behind and walked out into the Valley of Elah clean and spare, traveling light, delivered from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Writing – Day Twenty Nine

So here I am writing the post for Day Twenty Nine on Day Thirty. If nothing else, I’ve determined that writing is linked to daily rhythm and practice. It’s been a struggle to “finish well” simply because we were not … Continue reading

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The Starting Point – Day Twenty Eight

In August of 2010, I did a series of posts on Deep and Wide Disciplines. You can click on that “category” over there on the right side of this page, if you are interested in reading more on this topic … Continue reading

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“And” – Day Twenty Seven

We’re nearing the end of this 30 day challenge to write on the issue of Deep and Wide Solutions. When we consider “deep” solutions, we’re looking to what sustains our projects and organizations at their core, the root systems that … Continue reading

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Drip Lines – Day Twenty Six

Most would agree that we need wider solutions, that our responses to hurting children are not meeting the need. The number of children without safe places to sleep is increasing, not decreasing. I would argue that our willingness to go … Continue reading

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Gratitude – Day Twenty Three/Four/Five

For those who didn’t know or have forgotten, I was inspired by National Novel Writing Month,  and decided to try and write for thirty days straight in November along with novel writers around the world. I just checked out their website … Continue reading

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Small is the new big….. – Day Twenty Two

I honestly don’t know if Seth Godin coined that phrase – “small is the new big” – but I read it on his blog, and it is one of the themes of his writing. I love his books by the … Continue reading

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Mending Broken Windows – Day Twenty One

I want to share another excerpt from Serious Times by James Emery White. In his concluding chapter, the author is challenging the reader – But it is a world to act in, and when you act as salt and light, … Continue reading

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Serious Times – Day Twenty

We drove up into the mountains on Friday. We were seeking God, and so, together as a community of caregivers, we retreated into silence and solitude. God is present. He is everywhere. And when we go looking for Him, we … Continue reading

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Silence – Day Nineteen

Good morning! Our collection of words and thoughts is growing. We’ve been focusing on the swirling themes of wide solutions, but I also want to write about deep solutions as well. Somehow we have to cultivate both. Deep solutions understand … Continue reading

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