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A breath of fresh air for your mind.

Have you been prioritizing your daily to-do lists over life’s bigger picture? It can be so easy to get caught up in tasks and forget to foreground life’s mysteries once in a while. So set aside just five minutes and join me on Alice at Dawn as we ponder thought-provoking questions and navigate our complex world together.

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Featured: Jesus loves even me ...

If you ever feel unworthy … If you question whether or not God can love you … If your guilt and shame ever overwhelm you … If you wonder if God turns his face away … Please remember that Jesus washed the feet of Judas, the dirty, filthy, betraying feet of the one who would […]

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Jesus loves even me ...

If you ever feel unworthy … If you question whether or not God can love you … If your guilt and shame ever overwhelm you … If you wonder if God turns his face away … Please remember that Jesus washed the feet of Judas, the dirty, filthy, betraying feet of the one who would […]

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Where your fear is ...

Psychologist Carl Jung said : "Where your fear is, there is your task." I am not sure what Jung meant by this. Nonetheless, it has impacted me as I have battled fear lately. Here's how: First, it has caused me to get very specific about the details of my fear. Though it is a strange […]

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A new way of struggling ...

"To struggle used to be to grab with both hands and shake and twist and turn and push and shove and not give in but wrest an answer from it all as Jacob did a blessing. But there is another way to struggle with an issue, a question -- Simply to jump off into the […]

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But first the quiet ...

"Best of any song is bird song in the quiet, but first you must have the quiet." (Wendell Berry)

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If we started protesting ...

Something I find myself pondering these days: Self-righteousness, in a group of people who claim to believe that the Scripture is correct when it says "There is no one righteous; not one …" is an especially ugly trait. Particularly to a watching world … It was actually one of the few sins Jesus seemed to […]

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God will not be boxed in ...

Heard this Gungor song on Spotify yesterday and thought I'd share it here … Just enough in it to potentially offend many … Which is what Jesus often did. And, remember who he offended most? Those in power. Those in religious power. Those who thought they were "in." Those who thought they knew who were […]

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A mental breath of fresh air.

There is sometimes a perception that because I have been a pastor for the past 20 years and have been counseling at least as long, that I have my whole life together.

But honestly, that’s not always the case.

I struggle with many of the same things that you do, and that’s one of the reasons I write Alice at Dawn. So that we can tackle those questions together.


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Welcome to Alice at Dawn. My short posts are meant to be regular reminders to keep walking, to keep living, to continue to listen to the voice deep within your spirit that whispers ... this is the way. Walk in it.

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