The ugly cookie…

Seriously, in this season of baked goodness, there is one cookie that stands supreme in flavor, texture, and just plain down-home comfort food. But it earns no points for looks. Attempts to dress it up mess up the magic of its flavor. No sprinkled powdered sugar, no drizzly glaze, nothing works to make it pretty…

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The Jesus Project: He binds…

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, because the Lord has anointed Me to bring good news to the poor; He has sent Me to bind up the broken-hearted…” –Isaiah 61:1 Binding is no small thing. Covenants bound men to men and men to God. Parts of the tabernacle were bound together. And…

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The Jesus Project: Jesus brings…

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring…” –Isaiah 61:1a “What are you bringing,” the question of the hour for any potluck sign-up sheet. As the organizer, making sure proteins are covered, not wanting to send people home on a dinner of sides. Are there veggies? Chocolate? Beverages? What’s missing? And there’s always…

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