Tag Archives: God

Up to you

Originally posted on Short visits with an honest God:
“Up to you,” God said. This is a lonely answer. My hot bath had steamed the bathroom mirrors. I was brushing my teeth, contemplating all the irritating, confusing choices humans face.…

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My Dress Rehearsal for Death

In the year 2000 I found a golf ball-sized lump in my neck. Not having swallowed any golf balls recently, I decided I’d better see a doctor. Dr. Yamagata was the opposite of the cold-but-efficient Asian doctor stereotype. He was … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth

God is love. ~John 4:8 Hence, if we do not speak out of love, we do not speak for God Period.

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The Road Ahead

May your closest companion now and always be the one who made the road.

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A Different Kind of Wall

Bil was a proud man (yes, he spelled his name that way). Trust me, I know because I have an excess of pride myself. I came to know him when he played the lead role in my production of A … Continue reading

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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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Beyond My Comfort Zone…

Originally posted on Through Ink & Image:
“Crecendo,” ©2018 Lynn Abbott Studios. Used with Permission. ““Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s…

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