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Gabe Moothart
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Computer Scientist, Husband, Father, Christian
Computer Scientist, Husband, Father, Christian

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Joey
I wrote this 7 years ago, but never published it. It was just a short, chance encounter but it really touched me and I still think back to it sometimes. I find something beautiful about the humanity and brokenness in Joey. Joey came and sat down next to me,...
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Breath Prayers and Anxiety
Just about anyone who has reflected on it knows that they only have a small amount of control over their thoughts. They seem to wash over and past us like a river, and we more or less unconsciously latch on to one or the other as an object of focus. This is...
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Love Never Fails
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails. (I Cor. 13:7-8) What does it mean to say that love never fails? Surely the designs of love are often frustrated. The goals unmet, the desires unfulfilled. Th...
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Death and Easter Resurrection
You can’t really feel the force of Easter and resurrection without first feeling the force of death. This year those two were particularly juxtaposed for me, as I attended my Aunt’s funeral on Holy Saturday and along with that sorrow reflected again on the ...
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Some thoughts about Jordan Peterson
I’ve been listening to some Jordan Peterson after that interview came to my attention. He is a really interesting thinker. He gets the problem of human nature almost exactly right - the evil within all of us and the temptation to locate it “out there” rathe...
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Emotional Memory and Relationships
There are two kinds of memories. The normal recollections of past events that we commonly call memories, and also emotional ones. And of the two of them, emotional memories are the stronger. An emotional memory is when you feel again some emotion, usually a...
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A Public Service Announcement on marriage advice
There was a time when almost all of the marriage advice I heard (and maybe you can relate to this) sounded really shallow - even some advice I knew had been personally useful to people. Now, some advice truly is terrible. But many years (and years of counse...
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Dealing with Grief
I am much more acquainted with grief than I used to be, and now that I’m acquainted I have a different experience reading about grief. I’m going through The Odyssey again and this time I’m really noticing how the Greek’s mourned and handled mourning. Readin...
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Eulogy for my Dad
This is the eulogy I gave at my Dad's funeral. He died on July 6, 2016. Family was so important to Dad. He loved his kids, and gave himself for us. He sang us to sleep at night, songs I still sing to my kids. He loved to work with his hands; he gave us a tr...
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Sojourning
Nobody tells you when you get born here How much you'll come to love it And how you'll never belong here -Rich Mullins I’m still recovering from and processing one of the most painful seasons of my life, seeing how it’s changed me and looking for where God ...
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