Monthly Archives: March 2015

Love is the Greatest Healer

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An Ordinary Man?

“Jesus frightens me, I’m just an ordinary man, and sometimes I think he’s not an ordinary man. And, yet…no, it’s more as if he were the only ordinary man and rest of us were just pretending to be human.” -from … Continue reading

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The Confessions of Peter, Part 1

I’d always identified more with the Apostle Paul. But Peter? A mouthy fisherman with a yellow streak. But then I was asked to dramatize the Peter story for a movie project, and was astonished at what I discovered: more than … Continue reading

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Wounded pride. Without it there would be no killing, no wars. We all have it, and we’ve all been wounded. We may only respond with angry words, but angry words are the seeds of violence. (Matthew 5:22) ~from The Wishing … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 46

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued) Previously: Zack and Aviar sought the pixies’ help in locating Zack’s sister Gina.  Meanwhile, Gina, had awakened in a cave with … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 45

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued) Previously: Zack continued to search for his sister Gina, while she herself sought the help of a haughty pixie princess… ⇔ … Continue reading

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Everything I Need to Know I Could Have Learned in Sunday School (But Didn’t)

Connecting With God, Part 4 (To read Part 1, click here) If I’d gone to Sunday School, I’d probably have memorized Bible verses. But I didn’t. Heck, I’d only been to church twice: The first time, I slept over at my cousins’ … Continue reading

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