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The Cruelty of God

Originally posted on Heidi Viars:
After I cleaned up dinner, I walked out into a cold Wisconsin evening with a garbage bag in tote. One of the neighbors was burning leaves. The late fall smell calmed me. I flung the…

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Does God Answer?

God rarely tells me what he’s doing. But he’s always more than willing to show me what he wants me to do. Some years back I landed an invitation-only position in a CBS workshop for up-and-coming comedy writers. Was I … Continue reading

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Prayer Changes People

“You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.” ~Jeremiah 29:13      “For the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”     ~James 5:16

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Faith to Forgive

Originally posted on Who is God?:
Sycamore Tree in Israel. One of my problems in reading the Bible is that I take many things Jesus said as being literal. The disciples had this problem too. When Jesus said to sell…

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Does God Answer?

God rarely tells me what he’s doing. But he’s always ready to show me what he wants me to do. Some years back I landed an invitation-only spot in a workshop at CBS. It was peopled by up-and-coming comedy writers … Continue reading

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