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Who Do You See?

  Harper Lee’s novel Go Set a Watchman focuses on the issue of sight. Jean Louise Finch grew up in a small Alabama town named Maycomb in the 1930′s and 1940′s. From her childlike perspective, it seems that whites and blacks loved and trusted one another. But when she returns home after leaving it for New […]

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Where Love Goes

I recently attended “Meet the Teacher Night.” I’ve attended more than a decade of these. Generally, they focus one one thing: helping parents understand how their child can successfully pass the class. The teacher provides information on curriculum and assignments. Student expectations are explained. The parents leave with a grasp of what their child will […]

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Reflections from a Dad Taking a Daughter to College

  I parked my car in the garage last night. And I cried. For years, that spot’s been reserved for my daughter Jordan. My car remains outside so hers can rest inside. Left-side garage is home for her blue Toyota Corolla. But no longer. Yesterday we took Jordan and her Corolla to college at Lipscomb University. […]

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Three Things God Delivers in the Darkness

  John Ortberg writes of a study which asked people to identify a time when they grew the most. We might think that people would select some bright and sunny moment from the past, some summit, some mountain-top experience. Instead, they chose just the opposite. Repeatedly people identified moments of suffering as times when they […]

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