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Quote of the Week: Whatever is lovely…

“…whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” – Philippians 4:8 (Baci Urmance painting … Continue reading

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Good morning, Moscow!

“Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love; Hearts unfold like flow’rs before Thee, Op’ning to the sun above. Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; Drive the dark of doubt away; Giver of immortal gladness, Fill … Continue reading

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When You’re Exhausted (and a jerk!) at Work

Work has been overwhelming lately. Any semblance of a set schedule has ceased to exist – I’m finding myself leaving the office at 2 in the morning and seeing all my days off swallowed up by breaking stories and last-minute … Continue reading

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Good Friday Ugly

It’s late and the night is quiet beyond the hum of my computer. I’m tired after a long day at work. My typing is tentative on a blank WordPress page. I’m afraid to pollute this night with frivolous words. Do … Continue reading

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Perspective for a Stressful Monday Morning

How is your Monday going so far? I’ve been fighting frustration this weekend – it’s tempting to wallow. I always find that a bit of perspective helps whenever I’m struggling with something. And this book by Francis Chan has been … Continue reading

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Work, pride, and legitimacy: Weekday Faith

It happened at church the other day. It happened after singing songs and listening to a sermon in the drafty red-seat theater with windows that look out over the Kremlin, and the onion domes, and the frozen Yauza canal. A friend … Continue reading

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Stress and Thanks: Weekday Faith

What stresses you out? What do you do when you’re stressed? I’ve been fighting panic about my job this week. With the terms of my contract changing it feels a bit like rejection, and like I’m losing my legitimacy, not … Continue reading

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