Tag Archives: darkness

My Age of Anxiety

Part One: Step on a Crack (True story. Wish it wasn’t. Then again…) There were signs early on, but I was too young to know what they meant. When I was in primary school I heard the phrase, “Step on … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Jacks

Two Jacks died on November 22, 1963. The assassination of the first, John F. (“Jack”) Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, made international headlines, and still frequently does. The death of the other, C. S. (“Jack”) Lewis, an … Continue reading

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Light

I’m not called to show people their darkness– They already know about that. I’m called to show them His light.  “Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father … Continue reading

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The Person in the Title

I love Christmas. And with all my heart I love the One whose birth it celebrates. But it wasn’t always so. I grew up in a nonbelieving home. Yes, we said “Merry Christmas!” but for us it was a secular … Continue reading

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In Him is Life

May your life reflect that light. Always.

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Make Me an Instrument

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” ~Matthew 5:9

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My Age of Anxiety

Part Two: Into the Darkness (To read Part One, click here) I’m an optimist. So how can I speak of such darkness? Because to reach the light at the end of the tunnel you have to go through the tunnel. The … Continue reading

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