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A Prayer for Grandparents Day

My Children’s Grief and Sorrow are not Mine to Buffer. I Can Only Share Them.

Waiting on the New Thing Coming

“See, I am Doing a New Thing! Now It Springs Up; Do You Not Perceive It?”

Home Is Where the Hurt Is

Running Away from What I Was Afraid of Becoming Delivered Me into Its Grasp

Dogs, Play, and the Terrifying Open-Endedness of Grace

“The Best Way to Know God is to Love Many Things”

Asking Our Kids to Save the World

What Our Kids Need to Hear Right Now is the Same Thing We Do: God Loves You

“All Dogs Go To Heaven,” But What About Felines?

Pets Offer Us the Closest Brush We Can Have with Grace This Side of Things

The Reproachful Lectures of a Father: People-Watching in Gilead

Marilynne Robinson on the Clothes that Truly Make the Man

Overworked: An Abundant God Divided for Us

On Harried Parenting and a Lavish God

Giving In to Screens and Finding Home

There’s No Place like Home, and Other Moments of Vulnerable Mercy in the Movies

Grace at a Funeral

Racial Reconciliation and a Glimpse of God’s Kingdom

A New Cup: Shots of Grace for Every Transition

Motherhood and the Permission to Be Messy

God of Our (Lonely) Fathers

John Mulaney on the Self-Secluding Modern Man, and the “Damnedest” Father-Son Relationship