The Last Ten Minutes

Halfway through my workout class, the instructor made a comment she’d never made before; in an effort to keep us on track she remarked that the last repetitions of our current weight-lifting track were the most important. Between wiping sweat (and I usually don’t sweat) and finishing my reps, I played her words over again …

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This One’s For Me

Because of Covid and the size of the space, our class size has been limited to three participants at a time. One of the reasons I love this particular class is that it has a strong emphasis on our spiritual well-being as well as our physical health. On this night, it was the instructor, my …

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People

Relationships seem to be a focus for what Jesus is teaching me lately. Navigating some tough ones these days, my initial goal was to just come out on the other side unscathed and unscarred. Due to the fact that community is a basic need we all must embrace as members of the Body of Christ, …

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An Unlikely Observer of Lent

I grew up in a traditionally conservative Southern Baptist Church in North Florida (think small town, Lower Alabama, and not the trendy Miami Shore.) I’m not sure I’d ever heard the word Lent during my formative years. In my first year of college, I remember one of my housemates coming home one afternoon with a …

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