Tag Archives: love

A Fact of Life?

Not everyone believes in God or prayer (I myself didn’t for many years). In fact, quite a few of my friends and family members don’t. So I just wanted to take a moment to say, “Hey, I still love you … Continue reading

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He Made a Way

Part One Childlike is precisely what a child should be. It is, in fact, the highest estate to which a child can ascend. It signals a deep, implanted wisdom: “This is my Parent who understands what I do not, and … Continue reading

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The Confessions of Peter, Part Two

In The Confessions of Peter, Part One, Peter talked about meeting Jesus. Now he confronts his own darkness. The Rock “Jesus sent us out in twos, to preach and do miracles in his name. Did we believe it? We hoped. When … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

“The great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. “They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the … Continue reading

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You

Swedish diplomat, economist and author Dag Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in 1961. “It is not we who seek the Way, but the Way which seeks us.”

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Finding the Love of Your Life

College and Career Night tries too hard. With its lattes and biscotti, and its hip young pastor. Still, he makes you think. And the biscotti melt like magic in the coffee. It’s two nights before Valentine’s Day. Derry pushes a clump … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 103

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack confessed that they’d come to Ismara in search of the…

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