Tag Archives: God

Less Glory, Please?

“In some ways, it is natural for us to wish that God had designed for us a less glorious and less arduous destiny; but then we are wishing not for more love but for less.” ~C.S. Lewis

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What You Are

“But you, dear children, belong to God, and have already overcome the world, for the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.” ~1 John 4:4 ~AΩ~

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The Lost Girl

She was the callow Catholic school senior who cried the night her boyfriend French-kissed her, fearing she’d become pregnant. Five months later, now a bracingly pretty college freshman, she was wooed and plundered by her theatre professor. It was give … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights in whom there is no variation or shadow of changing.” ~James 1:17  

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My Self in Quotes

“If anyone would be my disciple, let them disown themselves, take up their cross daily and follow me. Anyone who tries to save their life will lose it, but anyone who loses their life for my sake will save it.”  … Continue reading

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More Like Him

“We are His children, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. But we know that when He appears, we will be like Him, for we will see Him as He is.” ~1 John 3:2

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The Perfect Church Service

“The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our attention would have been on God.” ~C.S. Lewis “I will give them a heart to know Me, that I am the LORD. They will be My people, … Continue reading

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How Blessed…

“How blessed are those who ignore the advice of the corrupt, who resist the companionship of the wicked, who refuse to become jaded toward others; who delight instead in the teachings of the LORD and in meditating upon His truths … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Growth Plan

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Wherever God Sends Me

As a young convert, I struggled with writing God a blank check. “What if he makes me a taxi driver in some ramshackle city?” I thought, full of childish self-importance. He didn’t. He used the gifts he’d given me, rather … Continue reading

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