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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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Pictures of Heaven!

It is generally assumed that there are no actual photographs of heaven. This is incorrect. There are many pictures online!  Hint: It helps if you’ve read a lot of books. Then you’ll know exactly what to look for. More: I’ll … Continue reading

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