Author Archives: Taryn Hutchison

Lent and Listening

March 27, 2019

As I forego sweets for 46 days and add another reading to my morning devotional time, sometimes I wonder why I do this every year. Most Christ-followers don’t observe Lent at all; the majority of those who do attend Catholic or liturgical churches. Why is that? It’s so much easier to do something than to […]

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Not Wrong, Just Different

February 4, 2019

The Redbud Post published my article for their current issue–about conflict resolution over current events, with ideas for how to make your way in this toxic climate we live in today. Click here to read the article. You can subscribe to The Redbud Post here. The Redbud Post is a monthly, online magazine written by […]

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No Room … at the Halfway House

December 19, 2018

I’m sure you know the story. A young, poor couple, the girl pregnant yet a virgin, traveling on their way to register for a census. The days were completed.  The time had come for the baby–announced by an angel and prophesied long before–to be born. They couldn’t find housing, so she gave birth in a […]

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Into a Dark World, Light

December 11, 2018

December is a month of waiting. If you’re young, you wait for Santa to come. If you’re a sun-seeker, you wait for the days to grow longer again. If you’re a Christ-follower, you wait for the coming (the advent) of the Christ child. While you wait, you are anything but passive. You don’t sit, bored, […]

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