Tag Archives: grace turned outward

We have met the racist and he/she is us

I don’t know if there is anyone who can truthfully say beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are not a racist, I just know I can’t. If you have ever participated in the denunciation of any group of … Continue reading

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How to know if you don’t know grace

We talk a lot about Grace Turned Outward here at the Catch, but sometimes I wonder if we really know what we are talking about when we talk about grace. Grace is almost impossible for us to understand or accept … Continue reading

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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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