Tina Chaves (New Jersey, USA)
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[God] will take great delight in you . . . [and] will rejoice over you with singing. - Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)
As a teenager in the 1980s, I got swept up in the punk and new-wave-music craze. Even though punk was supposed to be anti-fashion, there really was a certain “look” that we punks loved, one that was ultimately designed to shock and offend. The music and lyrics of punk and...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.