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Who Am I?

Two more questions may answer the question: What would I die for? What do I live for?        “What am I living for? and What am I dying for? are the same question.”      ~Margaret Atwood “It … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

Getting My Wisdom Removed: A Sort of Halloween Horror Story They’re called wisdom teeth because they emerge when we reach adulthood (late teens to early 20s) and are now officially “wise.” Yeah, right. How many wise 18-year-olds do you know? … Continue reading

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Our True Colors?

I love to see the leaves change color in autumn, don’t you? Except that it’s a myth. Leaves don’t change color. My wife and I often walk in the woods. We’re blessed to live near Mount Airy Forest in Cincinnati, the oldest “urban forest” in the U.S., and what we’ve learned (as … Continue reading

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Suffering and Self-Preservation

Originally posted on forty-one ten:
The other day I heard someone say, “The more we are consumed with self-preservation the less attention we give to self-evaluation.” The less attention we give to self-evaluation the more blind, and even calloused, we…

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Real Diversity!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Somewhere in the lush undergrowth of G.K. Chesterton’s essays is a delightful little piece about tolerance. In this essay, Chesterton avers that, because we crave diversity (the ultimate human adventure) some of us move away…

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The Intersection Between Eternity and the Observable Universe

Originally posted on The Manifold Wisdom of God:
? Hint: It is only a number and Einstein knew it all along. At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven. But…

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Where You Live Matters

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