Author Archives: Adrienne Shore

The Hope of Good Friday

The promise of Good Friday is that when our world is turned upside down, and even our own hearts flee for cover, we have hope. more »

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A Longing for Home

In this season, there is grace. Because of my own pain and the experience of separation, I have come to recognize the paradox inherent in Christ’s coming to this earth. Christ Jesus had to leave His home with the Father and with perfect communion, in order to bring us home. more »

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By His Wounds, We Are Healed

I grew up in a small town in New England, a suburban area just outside of New York City. Most of my peers attended the large Catholic parish in town, and to me, it seemed our family of non-denominational evangelical … more »

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A High Vocation Held Lightly

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken.” – C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves The interconnectedness of joy and pain in a mother’s calling is uniquely expressed … more »

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A Thankful Path to True Home: A Review Essay of Sixteen Seasons

David James, Sixteen Seasons (William Carey Library: 2011). 286 pages. David James and his family lived in a remote village in Tajikistan for four years, quietly ministering to the people there.¬†Sixteen Seasons¬†is a compilation of reflective essays about those years, … more »

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