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some stuff i've written about a deeper story

Meeting Donald Miller

Dear Jesus, Yesterday I read this book called Blue Like Jazz. The guy who wrote it talked a lot about You, and what You did, and what You want us to do. He talked about how love should be, and the…

How to Make a Sacred Pilgrimage

// Step One: Brave “We’re living a good story,” I told her as we tossed clothes and shoes into the open suitcase. “Donald Miller would be proud of us.” She nodded. It was 8:30 on Friday night, and the toddlers…

books

When Theology and Story Collide

The word “story” has become a bit of a cliché by now. Words only have meaning because we agree that they do, but most days I’m not even sure what this one is supposed to mean anymore. When I was in…

Yard Sale

Everything Must Go

They say that money can’t buy happiness, but that doesn’t keep me from trying. So I went to college and graduated and got a job where they give me dollars and then I exchanged all those dollars for stuff and…

In the Vacuum

A few weeks ago I got a very kind e-mail inviting me to be part of the A Deeper Story crew. Having admired many of these wordsmiths from a distance, I was thrilled to join them. My inaugural post on…