Category Archives: Religion/Faith

Build Your House on a Rock!

Connecting With God This post and the last Connecting with God aren’t the flashiest I’ll ever write. But they may be the most important. Why? Because prayer is the most important thing we can do. Period. Real prayer—not empty ritual—is … Continue reading

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Beyond Forgiveness

Imagine meeting someone who is so breathtakingly good, so kind and intelligent that you fall instantly in love with them. So you beg them to come and live with you. And they say, “Yes!” Now imagine they’ve acquired a video … Continue reading

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Storing the Truth in Our Hearts

Connecting With God In my last Connecting With God post, I talked about memorizing Scripture. That should have been easy for me, since I’d been acting ever since the 6th Grade Talent Show.  Nope. Memorization was the thorn in my … Continue reading

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Love and Death

Everything that matters is tied to death. Forgiveness, resolving differences,* healing hurts. When death looms, we suddenly remember the only thing that matters is love. If only death were always with us we would finally learn how to love. But … Continue reading

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Grace Places

“A woman who reverences the Lord is to be praised. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” ~Proverbs 31:30-31 My Featured Bloggers this week are two women … Continue reading

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

Connecting With God I’d learned about prayer, and if I’d gone to Sunday School I might have learned about memorizing Scripture. But I hadn’t. So I came to appreciate the Bible in a herky-jerky way. It began (pre-conversion) when a certain … Continue reading

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Faith

I have my doubts about those who have no doubts (there’s a reason it’s called faith). So, why do I believe? Because there’s Someone I trust more than I trust myself.

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