Category Archives: Address the Mess

Address the Mess: Part 5 – Move Towards the Mess

Jesus told us to love our neighbors as ourselves. But that’s easier said than done. Which people qualify as neighbors, and which don’t? How far does our responsibility to others extend? If we make the effort to move toward the messes in … Continue reading

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Address the Mess: Part 4 – Messy-er

When you have a mess to address, first options aren’t usually the best options. Getting back at the person who wronged you, lashing out, taking risky gambles— first options often make messes messier. Doing the right thing is more difficult. … Continue reading

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Address the Mess: Part 3 – Accepting but Expecting

We’ve all made messes in our lives. In fact, we know a mess when we see one because we are messes. It’s something we all have in common. One misconception is that the Christian life is all about avoiding messes. … Continue reading

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Address the Mess: Part 2 – The Best Mess Ever

We’ve all made messes in our lives. In fact, we know a mess when we see one because we are messes. It’s something we all have in common. Our messes may bring us together, but they also make us feel separated from … Continue reading

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Address the Mess: Part 1 – The Mess in the Mirror

Whether we’re religious or not, we all have at least one thing in common; we’ve all made some messes in our lives. You’ve said things like, “I messed that up,” “I made a mess of that,” or, “My life is a … Continue reading

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