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Are All Sins the Same?

Thought for the Week It’s election week in my country, so it seemed an appropriate time to post this, although the point extends far beyond politics. Infinitely far, you might say. Are all sins the same? God seems to thinks … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant: An Easter-Inspired Tale

Originally posted on Classic Reads:
I wanted to share a story that surprised and touched me. I love Oscar Wilde’s writings, from “The Importance of Being Earnest” to “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” But did you know he wrote a…

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I Only Ask Two Things

I only ask two things: 1) For the universe to be constantly rearranged to suit my whims. 2) And for everyone to be OK with that. Thanks, everyone, you’re the best! Well, OK, maybe not the best (I mean, that … Continue reading

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Are All Sins the Same?

Are all sins the same? God seems to thinks so. (Romans 3:10, 23) But how can this be? Say two men are given responsibility for the oversized buckets designed to carry water to their village. One fills his bucket with straw … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 31

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eight: Liulah (Continued) Previously: Zack had begun changing into a cloud shepherd, and in the process forgotten about his lost sister. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ It would … Continue reading

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