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Courage is…

“Courage is the greatest of all weapons, but it’s also an invisible one. You don’t know whether you have it until you’re called upon to use it.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 103

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Doubt and Faith: Christmas Edition

Painting by Gari Melchers (1860 – 1932) I struggled with my faith recently. I do that. Cyclically. Some proxigean tide will send a wave of doubt crashing over me, producing the impression of drowning. I’ll flail and gasp, sometimes for … Continue reading

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Skepticism

I think I have an extra “Why?” chromosome.       For good or for bad, I was born a skeptic. My mother tells me (true story) that I was expelled from pre-school for repeatedly questioning the teacher. If we … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith

Part Two: Faith (To read Part One, click here) “Count it all joy when various trials fall upon you, because the testing of your faith produces perseverance; and perseverance, when it has completed its work, will make you whole and … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith

Part One: Doubt I’m a congenital skeptic. Yet somehow I made the leap of faith. Still, I was troubled by recurring doubts. The idea of a God who loved me and created me to dwell with him and others in … Continue reading

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God, Are You There?

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Connecting With God, Part 2 (To read Part 1, click here) At any given time, each of us is either moving toward or away from our Creator. The trajectory of my life now—my passion, my…

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I have my doubts about those who never doubt. There’s a reason it’s called faith. More on faith and doubt: Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part One

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