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Beyond Anger

Beyond Anger

Polls tell us that a lot of people are angry these days. Habitually, set on steady-boil angry. We’re not talking about a measured righteous indignation at injustice or the momentary blood pressure spikes at life’s little indignities and frustrations. No, the research...
A Love That Heals

A Love That Heals

As I was passing through the Atlanta airport last week, a married couple wearing matching surgical masks rushed by me to catch the train to another concourse. It seemed unlikely to me that both of them suffered from a compromised immune system. So I began to wonder if...
A Prescribed Burn

A Prescribed Burn

Driving home one late afternoon I was puzzled to see what I took to be an enormous wall of cumulus clouds stretching across the horizon in the direction of my house. The forecast had called for clear skies all day. Suddenly my heart leapt into my throat. Those weren’t...
Inflamed

Inflamed

Fire warms us in the cold and pushes back the darkness at night. Those same flames can reduce our homes to ashes and consume our flesh. So when Jesus talks about fire, maybe we shouldn’t rush to erase the ambiguity packed into fire imagery. Instead, we can learn a...
Exorcising Violence

Exorcising Violence

Looking back on it now, the 1973 movie “The Exorcist” is laughably cheesy. Even if you haven’t seen the movie, you probably know the story. A demon possesses a twelve-year-old girl named Regan. Under demonic control Regan spews pea green projectile vomit on a priest,...