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Happiness is Nowhere

Happiness is nowhere. Happiness is now  here. What’s the difference?  Only air which sometimes fills the space for years   We hope that happiness will come although its presence may be fleeting They say it lingers long for some but others … Continue reading

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The Source

The world’s idea of joy is but a reflection. And we cannot live in a reflection. We have to flip it over to see the Source, the place where Joy lives, continually calling for us to come home. “This people’s … Continue reading

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Plot Spoiler

I confess: I skipped ahead and read the last chapter.

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Sunday is Coming!

Am I jumping the gun, celebrating too early? Maybe. But like the little guy in the photo, I can’t wait. Because I know Sunday is coming! And after that? Nothing will ever be the same.

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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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A Happy Marriage

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” ~Ruth Bell Graham Have you talked to your co-forgiver lately?

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My Mother’s Death: An Irrational Joy

My mother died on Thanksgiving Day and I have never felt more joy in my life. Am I mad or merely cold-hearted? Neither. I was raised believing in Me and Mom and Dad. And that was pretty much it. God … Continue reading

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