Satisfaction for the Soul

Satisfaction for the Soul -- Write Right“It never works to look for spiritual heart satisfaction in physical things.” – Paul David Tripp, Awe

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For the Kingdom

The commandment, “You shall not steal,” concerns both wrong taking and wrong keeping. It is about stewardship and trust. It asks, “Do you believe that everything you have is from God?” The followup: “If you believe that, what doesn’t belong to God?” Those questions change the equation. When everything is God’s, I begin to ask how much I can give rather than how much I can keep, not only in relation to money but also people, talents, skills, everything.

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The Honorable Thing

The Honorable Thing -- Write RightEvery once in a while—okay, maybe most of the time—I’m thrust into situations where I don’t know what to do. What is the right course of action? What honors God most?

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Keeping Work in Perspective

 

Keeping Work in Perspective -- Write Right“Why is it so hard to keep work in its proper, God-designed place?” – Paul David Tripp, Awe

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Pursuing Joy

“Restriction is not an enemy of joy.” — Tyler David, The Austin Stone

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Awe and Work

Awe and Work -- Write Right“Awe of God teaches you that work is the regular place where God calls you to be a good steward of the gifts, opportunities, and abilities he has given you.” – Paul David Tripp, Awe

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You Shall Not Murder

“The dignity of every person is connected to the dignity of God.” — Chad Kincer, The Austin Stone

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Write Right Finds a Singing Tortoise

Write Right Finds a Singing Tortoise

My theme for the year is fairytales, but I want to make sure I address other cultures. They’re beautiful, and they often have the most interesting stories. The aim requires me to play fast-and-loose with the “fairytale” definition; I find myself resorting to folktales and fables. Perhaps that’s not a point to quibble. Many modern fairytales have their roots in folk stories.

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Write Right Feeds Champ a Maple Creemee

Write Right Feeds Champ a Maple Cremee

Honor Your Father and Mother

The mezuzah comes from Jewish tradition and is posted on the doorway to the home. I thought it fitting to use the item, a sign of faith, as inspiration for a piece of artwork about the command to honor one’s father and mother. Continue Reading