Category Archives: Faith

Tend To Yourself

Down in our neck of the woods, in the recent past, when asked what time the Duke football game started the response was “What time can you be here?” It is amazing to me – and Shirley has to keep … Continue reading

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No, No, We Need the Eggs

Perhaps you’ve heard the story about the man whose brother-in-law believed himself to be a chicken. The man finally got fed up with his brother-in-law’s scratching, clucking, and pecking – not to mention the nest-building in every corner of the … Continue reading

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Holiness is Compassion

These days, there is a certain tyranny that accompanies utmost efficiency and accountability. When every single seat on every single flight is booked, those on standby are always left stranded. I was very fortunate back in the 60’s traveling from … Continue reading

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Service is the Real Thing

Whenever there are people in the world out there who genuinely care about each other, God is being served. Whenever they are compassionate toward each other, God is being served. Whenever they sacrifice for each other, God is being served. … Continue reading

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Becoming a Christian All Over Again

You are a beloved child of God. You are loved by God individually, uniquely, and He wants you for His own, for all eternity. Let the mystery capture you! Let the mystery inspire you! Cherish it! View it from the … Continue reading

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To Love Up Close and Personal

The late Bishop Fulton J. Sheen once was asked to describe his “Most Inspiring Moment.” This is what he wrote: “A few years ago, I visited a leper colony in Africa. I brought with me 500 small silver crucifixes to … Continue reading

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The Old Congregational Wink

“The man who humbles himself will be exalted.” We’ve heard that one before, many times, perhaps but how do we respond? What is Jesus talking about? Another Sunday dose of hopeless idealism? Another example of what we have come to … Continue reading

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Breaking Free

We need to set this in the context of the whole Gospel message, which tells us that we all have been created for life with God. We are like branches that need to be nourished by the main vine. And … Continue reading

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Let Our Cries Come Unto You

Tonight I ran dry as dust. I just couldn’t think of a thing to write. So, I just need to pray. Most merciful and compassionate God,Giver of Life and Love,hear our prayersand let our cries come unto you.We weep with … Continue reading

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INDESCRIBABLE

I was watching the news reports and interviews with this lady in the Bahamas who was so emotional she could hardly breathe. She kept saying: “It was indescribable. No one can tell you what it was like. It was like … Continue reading

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