Category Archives: Religion/Faith

The Parable of the Good Mormon

Part Two (Conclusion) I’m not a Mormon, nor am I a fan of Mormon teachings (although I know and love quite a few Mormons). But that’s not what this post is about. Read on… To read Part One, click here. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Heavens

Like all beings with souls, I have been perpetually in awe of nature. And yet I’ve always yearned for something more. Even before I believed, I looked for what was “behind” the night sky. I sensed that the spiral precision of leaves, the engraver’s … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Good Mormon

Part One I’m not a Mormon, nor am I a fan of Mormon teachings (although I know and love quite a few Mormons). But that’s not what this post is about. Read on… Some years back, my comedy act Mitch … Continue reading

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Dear God

Hey, it never hurts to ask. “When you bear one another’s burdens, you fulfill the law of Christ.” ~Galatians 6:2

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Prayer-y Dog

“Praise God, from whom all blessings flow, Praise Him, all creatures here below.” “Let everything that has breath* praise the LORD. Hallelujah!” ~Psalm 150:6 *P.S. That includes us.

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Got Serenity?

It’s Monday. No better time than this to talk about serenity. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines serene as “clear and free of storms or unpleasant change; shining bright and steady; calm and unruffled.” Do you know anyone who says, “Ah, Monday! … Continue reading

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Set Others Free

What is it that God requires? The careful construction of houses of holiness in which to live apart from those who are ‘unclean’? The strict observance of religious ordinances? “You ‘humble’ yourselves by observing the motions of penance,” says the … Continue reading

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