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No Detour

In January of 2019, I started down Highway 1 for a weekend of spiritual retreat and prayer. My destination was a cottage at a monastery just south of Big Sur, so I left San Francisco in the evening for a three-hour drive. That was the plan, anyway, until it started pouring rain. By the timeContinue reading “No Detour”

Reflections on Ruth: The Butterfly Effect

In my reflections on Ruth (this being the last one), I’ve described the characters as ordinary, imperfect folks who received extraordinary love from God. But Ruth is, ultimately, not remembered as an ordinary person, and her story is more than a tragedy that God turns into a quaint, happy ending. Boaz marries Ruth and theyContinue reading “Reflections on Ruth: The Butterfly Effect”


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