How Great Thou Art

It was almost April and one news station reported that our city had had a mere forty hours of sunlight since October! It had been the darkest five months of my life.

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Telling the Truth

Everything about the place said “welcome”: the rich red bricks of the exterior, the scent and sounds of the waterfront only a block away, the warm light falling on worn hardwood floors inside, and couches and chairs beckoning me to make myself at home.

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Me first.

Around the middle of our years in graduate school at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology—steeped in self-reflection, therapy, and the rehashing of our personal stories—my girlfriends and I were learning all about the importance of self-care.

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Where grief and joy mingle.

I had been dating him for a few months when, while cooking dinner in his kitchen, he wrapped his arms around me and began singing a tune we could slow dance to—right there, next to the hot stove.

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Holding Honor.

I didn’t want to write about a moment in which I was honored. I wanted to write about how important it is to offer honor to others.

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Part 2: Buying (and watching) Sex: It’s Not About Sex

Today we feature part 2 of Jay’s series. We are honoring Jay’s voice and the unique perspective he brings us regarding the other side of trafficking, the driving force behind it, pornography, prostitution and the men who buy it. Red Tent Living is warring against evil and injustice, not against men. From this perspective we…

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Men Who Buy Sex, Part 1: Sin is Trafficked Goodness

I sat with a man named Jeffrey who had been arrested on charges of soliciting prostitution.

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Bolus of Change

I’ve had a bolus of change in my life with a consistent dosing over the last year that has not always felt beneficial.   

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Heartwarming Butternut Squash and Quinoa Stew

I remember being so tired that evening, having started the day at 4:30am, leaving our house at 5:45am for the long commute to the hospital. 

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