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Blessed to be a Blessing

“It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). But it is also a blessing to learn how to receive. Many of us spend our lives blessing ourselves–striving to make sure all of our own needs (real and … Continue reading

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Courage

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” ~C. S. Lewis Wishing You a Happy–and Grateful–Memorial Day!

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More Blessed to Give

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            “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”            ~Acts 20:35

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Mixed Blessings

Part Two: Oil and Water (To read Part One, click here) Now, about that woman I was “destined to marry”… I was leading the performing artists group at a large church in Southern California. There was a creative intellectual in … Continue reading

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A Dubious Prayer

Sun that givest all things birth Shine on everything on earth! If that’s too much to demand Shine at least on this our land!   If even that’s too much for thee Shine at any rate on me.                     ~Piet Hein* … Continue reading

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More Blessed to Give

            “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”            ~Acts 20:35

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Have you ever committed yourself to something without realizing it would permanently alter the course of your life? Blessing or curse? ~from Thoughts at the end of The Wishing Map, Episode 25

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