Reclaiming the Beauty of Ordinary Work

Christians have long been captivated by the idea of mission work. As long as it’s considered exotic, courageous, and of urgent importance, we are quick to give funds to the short-term mission trip or sign up for a trip overseas ourselves, convinced such opportunities to “do the Lord’s work” are few and far between.

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Kelsi Klembara
What ‘The Leftovers’ Teaches Us About Brokenness

A lot can be said about the HBO series, The Leftovers. A mishmash of bewildering themes and imagery—including a luminous, rogue deer, the May 1972 issue of National Geographic, random smiley faces and redemptive hugs—perhaps the only constant within the show’s first season is the unexplainable.

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Kelsi Klembara
Yes, But...

Yes, but. It's a phrase I find myself repeating often in life. When my husband asks for forgiveness, I too often respond, "I forgive you, but…” and then continue with a list of my grievances.

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Kelsi Klembara