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Reflections on Psalm 119

Reflections on Psalm 119 I spoke with a friend recently about a persistent bout of the blues. She listened patiently, then suggested daily reading and journaling through Psalm 119. This was the result.   Advertisements

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Christians, Please Proceed With Caution

I have been feeling serious misgivings lately about my sometimes aggressive discussion of cultural hot-button issues. This was actually pointed out to me by one of my most faithful readers. Am I grateful? Yes. But rather than ceasing to discuss … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves the Homeless

“I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful, but I never read in either of them, “Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.” –St. Augustine I am truly blessed. … Continue reading

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Alms

“Who gives himself with his alms feeds three—himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.”                                         –James Russell Lowell (1819-1891). I was walking … Continue reading

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We’re All in This Together

“Holding a grudge is like taking poison and expecting the other person to die.”                             –Alcoholics Anonymous adage It has been a long and thoughtful process that … Continue reading

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Adrian

“Do not forget to show kindness to strangers, for in this way, some have entertained angels unawares.” –Hebrews 13:2 She arrived around three in the morning. I saw her through the picture window as she was approaching

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