Tag Archives: Faith

Curious About the Place I’d Grown Up In

Curious: about the place I’d grown up in.

Hometown visit
tracing the route I’d take,
juvenile on bicycle or blade,
or foot with my childhood best
friend, sometimes alone, out to the swimming pool;
railroad tracks, sugarhouse,
the park,
all blue
sky,
seas,
green aground,
chlorine, adventure between
classes; the library,
new as it was to me; infinite
then.
It used to be on a corner across the park on
72
but now, a neglect of nook within
that field we’d fly kites across. Gone.

The change I
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Hebrews 12:1-2

Hebrews 12:1-2 on my mind today: Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that … Continue reading

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~October 2008.  Still pertinent. Nichole Sanderson Caught up in cacophonies of conflict and quarreling Ensnared in strongholds of pretension, insubordination, the vogues of my generation and conjoined; I can’t cut the link between who was and who should be, yet … Continue reading

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The Heart First

January 25, 2012 Nichole Sanderson I’m pummeled by imposters Lord, I know You’re not a scoffer So why are my fears so close to convincing me That You won’t really love Unless I prove my offered place above is well-deserved … Continue reading

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Mormons Are Christian. Aren’t They?

The question has sparked a lot of controversy lately. It even made The Chronicle’s list of 2011’s top 10 religion and politics stories, citing Robert Jeffress’s public assertion that presidential candidate Mitt Romney wasn’t a real Christian. The matter continues … Continue reading

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Daniel Song

Does life ever throw things at you that leave you asking, “Why in the world do I have to go through this crap?!” Me too! ———————————————–————————– Daniel Song July, November 2011 Nichole Sanderson I glanced down one day to find … Continue reading

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Letters through the Radio: Finding Company on the Shores, Pt. III

By now you may be thinking, “Nichole, you’ve gone through two parts of this shindig and you still haven’t even mentioned a friggin’ radio.” Well, hold your horses, I’m about to. But first, let’s talk about sacrifice.  I know, it’s … Continue reading

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Interlude

Have no fear!  Lighter reading is here! In consideration of Pt. II‘s theme of faithfulness, I think the timing is appropriate. ———————————————– He Will Come July 2011 Is God a man that He should lie? Or a thief that He … Continue reading

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Letters through the Radio: Finding Company on the Shores, Pt. II

Along Much-Afraid’s journey to the High Places, there were quite a few unexpected “wrong” turns. (Didn’t get a chance to read Pt. I?  Click here) The very onset was a “Detour through the Desert.”  Then, right after she ascended an … Continue reading

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Letters through the Radio: Finding Company on the Shores, Pt. I

I just finished a book called Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard.  It’s a Christian classic about a young girl named Much-Afraid.  She lives in a low basin called the Valley of Humiliation, with her family, the Fearings.  … Continue reading

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