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Pass it On!

 “Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in our troubles, so that we can comfort others with the same comfort we ourselves have received.” ~2 … Continue reading

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Normal Life

Originally posted on Walking the path:
(3-minute read) My brother Steve tells the story of his first visit with a new doctor. He told her, “Doctor, I want to let you know that I smoke too much, drink too much,…

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My Christmas Gift to You

Source: Knitographical The Shepherds Please feel free to read or share this story with your family, friends, co-workers, church group, or others.* ~Love, Mitch Dan and Trish Shepherd herded their flock, two teens and three little ones, “the meemies,” into … Continue reading

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Should Jesus Followers Celebrate Hanukkah?

The festival of Hanukkah begins today. Should Jesus followers celebrate it? Jesus did. With Malachi, the last of the Old Testament prophets, God’s presence seemed to cease. 400 years passed, during which time, like the 400 years the Israelites had … Continue reading

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55 Years Ago

It was the autumn of 1967, and we’d just come off the Summer of Love. My buddy Marc and I had searched for a rumored “Love-in” somewhere in L.A.’s Griffith Park, but never found it. I was enamored with the … Continue reading

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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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Harvest Time

“Out of a hundred people, one will read the Bible, and the other ninety-nine will read the Christian.” ~Dwight L. Moody Be what you believe. ∴

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Eclipses Are Illusions

The word eclipse, from the Greek ekleípō, means to “fail” or “abandon,” reminding us that throughout most of human history, eclipses have been viewed with horror as the sun’s light “abandoning” us, it’s “failure” to continue shining. But eclipses are … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Dodos?

(Of course, they’re also extinct) unflappable /ʌnˈflæpəbəl/ adjective 1. Hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed. Not the unflappable type? Me neither. But you know what? There’s something better: “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I … Continue reading

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An Inspirational Journey

I’m up to my proverbial eyeballs in projects once again – the chiefest of which is my daughter’s wedding (which I’m officiating, btw)! Hence, I’ll be on hiatus for a week or so. Therefore, this is the perfect time for you … Continue reading

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