Category Archives: Religion/Faith

Finding the Love of Your Life

College and Career Night tries too hard. With its lattes and biscotti, and its hip young pastor. Still, he makes you think. And the biscotti melt like magic in the coffee. It’s two nights before Valentine’s Day. Derry pushes a clump … Continue reading

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True Peace

“I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take courage; I have overcome the world.” ~John 16:33

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The Wild Places

Go and worship in the wild places the un-found-out places the forest that has never echoed with human voice the desert that offers no easy welcome or your own heart

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The Power of Words

Start Here I believe in the power of story to speak truth into people’s lives (including my own), hence the name of this blog site. I also believe in the power of words to change how I think and live—and … Continue reading

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Fearfully and Wonderfully

“If I say, ‘Surely the darkness will overwhelm me, and the light around me will be night,’ even the darkness is not dark to you, and the night is as bright as the day. Darkness and light are alike to … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Our Own–Or God’s?

Originally posted on Nancy E. Head:
Know that the Lord is God, he made us, we belong to him, we are his people, the flock he shepherds. ~Psalm 100;3 NABRE~ I remember watching a segment CBS journalist Harry Reasoner did–probably for 60…

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Short Cut?

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” ~Matthew 6:19-21 “For all have sinned and fall short of the … Continue reading

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