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The overwhelming power of Grace Turned Outward

The gift turned inward, unable to be given, becomes a heavy burden, even sometimes a kind of poison. It is as though the flow of life were backed up.  May Sarton* I want to thank Joe for sending in the … Continue reading

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Living a GTO life

There is a graceful way to live. It’s what we are seeking here at the Catch — to turn everything we do into an act of grace. The world is desperately in need of grace. We should be the caregivers … Continue reading

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Out the back door; in the front

Last night I walked out the back door of my house and came in the front door a different man, thanks to the generosity and faith of my wife and Grace Turned Outward. Here at the Catch, we talk a … Continue reading

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Aaah, little GTO

In the beginning …. …. there was the Pontiac V8 GTO. First released in 1963, a special, high-performance model that appealed to a speed-minded young woman, Shar’i who was ready to go turnin’ it on, burnin’ it out, and she … Continue reading

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Desperately seeking Miriam

Last night’s BlogTalkRadio show featuring David Horner, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies & M.A. Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, is now required listening for all of you who have your boots on the ground and … Continue reading

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Susan Burton’s new way of life

Angela walked off the Greyhound bus in downtown Los Angeles near skid row with a paper sack of belongings and $200 minus her bus fare that got her there from prison. She was dusty and scared, with nowhere to go … Continue reading

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A candle in the darkness

Live out your years in humble fear Love the Lord As innocent children you’ll appear Like a mysterious light In the darkest of night We’re going to spend one more day with these words and with the words following that … Continue reading

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Keep the door open

I will count Egypt and Babylon among those who know me—     also Philistia and Tyre, and even distant Ethiopia.     They have all become citizens of Jerusalem! Regarding Jerusalem it will be said,     “Everyone enjoys … Continue reading

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