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The Ultimate Epiphany

Dictionaries define epiphany as a sudden or divine revelation. The annual celebration called Epiphany, traditionally on January 6th, commemorates the ultimate epiphany: the revelation that Yeshua Ha’Mashiach (Jesus the Messiah) came to save not only the people of Israel, but … Continue reading

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He Made a Way

Part Two (to read Part One, click here) Having “my own religion” was a bit of a bust. But I pressed on, determined like Adam and Eve to discern good and evil for myself. I was currently pondering the Eightfold Path … Continue reading

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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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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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From Tin to Skin

“The real son of God is at your side. He is beginning to turn you into the same kind of thing as Himself … to turn the tin soldier into a live man.  The part of you that does not … Continue reading

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Can the Unbelieving be Saved?

“Saved” is one of those “church words” I normally avoid. But Jesus said, and our own eyes tell us, that there are people who are on paths of self-destruction, whose choices are toxic to others, as well as themselves. Not … Continue reading

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Be the Tree!

Some years back, I missed a connecting flight and got stuck in Cleveland. Oh, the humanity! Yeah, I know, the city has spruced up a lot, but back then… Anyway, the result was an unplanned four hour layover.  I could … Continue reading

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