Tag Archives: past

The Good Old Days

I’m delighted to bring you this Guest Post by a wonderful blogger and friend, Russell Brown (Russellings of the Spirit). Russell is a recently retired United Methodist pastor who is “still trying to figure out” what his next chapter will look … Continue reading

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The Present Light

Thought for the Week Brooding about our past and worrying about our future is the most efficient way to poison our present. So instead let us “Encourage each other every day, while it is still called today.” ~Hebrews 3:13

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Remember Your Future

Marcel Proust spent 13 years writing and expanding his 7-volume autobiographical novel, obsessing over getting it just right, at leaving nothing out. And then no one would publish it. So he published it himself. It became one of the most … Continue reading

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“Never Forget!” But Why?

“If stories weren’t told or books weren’t written, man would live like the beasts, only for the day. The whole world, all human life, is one long story.” ~Isaac Bashevis Singer Yesterday was the 18th anniversary of 9/11, the worst … 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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