Author Archives: Shannon Geiger

Hope and Holy Saturday

Every Saturday the Dallas Morning News publishes opinion columns from volunteers who live in the county and agree to participate in a year-long Community Voices program. It’s meant to be a two-way conversation, where editors and staff listen as residents … more »

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Imago Dei in Dallas

“If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that … more »

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Mourning A Cosmopolitan Culture: Helen Gurley Brown’s Legacy of Lies

“Good Girls Go to Heaven – Bad Girls Go Everywhere” – written on Helen Gurley Brown’s office wall  or embroidered on a sofa cushion. News sources don’t agree. Whatever you read or watch about Cosmopolitan Magazine’s International Editor Helen Gurley … more »

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The Trinity As Community

“What wondrous love is this that caused the Lord of bliss to bear the dreadful curse for my soul?” -American Folk Hymn In a recent op-ed in The New York Times columnist David Brooks cites an on-line discussion where Stanford … more »

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Suffering in our vocations in order to bless

When money is tight or ideas fail, when leaders deceive or coworkers turn, it can be hard to discern what faithfulness to a particular calling looks like.  Labored prayer and conversations with friends often include questions like, “How much do … more »

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