Tag Archives: vulnerability

Living with confrontation

I need to build a bridge to my son. He’s over there somewhere; I’m over here somewhere, and there is a wall between us. I built the wall, brick by brick, by avoidance. I’m the one who can remove it … Continue reading

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Out of my shell

Be vulnerable. Be open-minded Look for what you have in common. Empathize. Cross over. Be willing to admit you were wrong. Be more eager to listen than to talk. Yesterday’s Catch was about building bridges. It listed 7 different things … Continue reading

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If I can’t see you, you can still see me

Where I once was afraid to open up my eyes Now this wide angle has turned my fear into surprise From “Wide Angle” by John Fischer I can’t wait to see your videos. “It is nothing short of a miracle … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Baby Jesus

The birth of anything is miraculous, but the birth of a human being is exceptionally so, not just because of the wonder of a whole person packed into an infant, but because of what it will become. I’ve done it … Continue reading

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Lose the veil

6. Are ready to have God remove all these defects of attitude and character. The most important part of this step is that God gets involved. We cannot do this on our own. Just as a Pharisee can’t be righteous … Continue reading

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Catching candles

Finally, there is the Call of the Catch. As with any community, the Catch weathers its storms through our selfless interest in one another, resulting in a feeling that it is good to be a human being.

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Instant transparency

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. (James 5:16) As more and more prayer requests come in, you, our Catch community, become more and more real. That may be … Continue reading

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The inevitable witness of asking for help

Please give me a drink. – John 4:7 We worship a God who became a vulnerable human being. Superman took kryptonite. Samson lost his hair. Jack Frost relinquished his wintry powers to become the town tailor. Jesus got thirsty. It’s … Continue reading

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