Category Archives: Humor

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Ruffled Feathers and Unanswered Prayers

Why does God so frequently let us go through the things from which we’ve prayed to be spared? It has a lot to do, I suspect, with the fact that God is in the discipleship business, not the insurance business. … Continue reading

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Cooperation Isn’t Natural

…it’s Supernatural (Click on any of the pictures to start slideshow) “Go spend an hour with ants. Each of those black specks you see is a life. One whole life that you can save, take, or affect in some way. … Continue reading

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Dating in the Post-Christian Era

My Featured Blogger this week is the creator of the wildly popular blog site Beauty Beyond Bones. Caralyn, whose following dwarfs mine, hardly needs my support. But what can I say? I like her. We met at a film audition … Continue reading

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I Only Ask Two Things

I only ask two things: 1) For the universe to be constantly rearranged to suit my whims. 2) And for everyone to be OK with that. Thanks, everyone, you’re the best! Well, OK, maybe not the best (I mean, that … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Conclusion: Life Beyond the Tunnel (To read Part One, click here) It would be nice, though less epic, if my story of anxiety had ended at year seven. It didn’t. But something had changed. I’d moved from trying to control my … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part Three: The Healing Wave (To read Part One, click here) I’d become interested in Jesus’ teachings months before I entered the dark tunnel of despair. I’d sat on the roof next to my second storey apartment window reading a … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part One: Step on a Crack (True story. Wish it wasn’t. Then again…) There were signs early on, but I was too young to know what they meant. When I was in primary school I heard the phrase, “Step on … Continue reading

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