Author Archives: Taryn Hutchison

Brokenness is Meant to be Displayed

January 19, 2018

Two art techniques shed light on the spiritual principle of stepping out into the light–not hiding who we are or the fact that we’re broken. I blogged about  Kintsugi  before, and recently its similarities with another technique, Pentimento, caught my eye. Check out my article, published today. When a friend struggles, it’s easy to respond with […]

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In Darkness and Silence, Hope

December 22, 2017

Advent is a time to wait. We wait, expectantly. We hope, even in the darkness. Especially in the darkness. During the 400 years of silence between the Old and New Testaments, the people trusted despite the hopelessness of their suffering. They couldn’t see a way out, but God saw them. His gaze penetrated the murkiness. […]

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A Birthday Worth Remembering

November 9, 2017

Last time I posted, I looked ahead to my looming birthday. Now I look back on it. It happened. I survived. And it was one of my best yet. Both my husband and I were involved in ministering to others. We’ve discovered that the first weekend of November is a very popular one for church […]

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What I’ve Learned about Growing Old(er)

October 23, 2017

I have a birthday coming up soon, but it’s not my birthday I’m thinking of now, sleepless in the wee hours. It’s my husband’s. We share our birthday. Same day, different year. Last year, I celebrated a milestone birthday. We’re skipping mine altogether next week. This year is all about him. It’s his turn for a […]

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