Who Are You?

I saw this post today from Kayla Mclurg from Church of the Savior and just had to pass it on. Enjoy! Luke 7:1-10 Who are you, really? How likely is it that we will ever know each other, really? It is so much easier to make assumptions, to tuck each...

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The Foreigner Among Us

“The Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords. He is the great God, the mighty and awesome God, who shows no partiality and cannot be bribed. 18 He ensures that orphans and widows receive justice. He shows love to the foreigners living among you and gives...

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“What are you giving up for lent?”

In just a couple of days (Ash Wednesday), we will begin the 40 day season known as Lent. Many associate this time leading up to Easter as a time for giving stuff up like caffeine, sugar, cigarettes, or some other bad habit we’re trying to curb or break. And while...

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Cell Phone Rehab

It’s funny, we live in a time where we have never been more connected to each other: Heck, most of us have texted, instagrammed, snapchated, facebooked, and or tweeted before we’ve even finished our breakfast and started our day. And that’s just the beginning. Our cell phones have become like...

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Listen To Your Life

“Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because in the last analysis all moments are key moments,...

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“I Have Decided to Stick With Love”

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Dr. King was one of the most eloquent speakers and gifted leaders we have ever known. His vision coupled with his commitment to actualize his dream no matter the cost has inspired real change and...

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You’re Better Than That

“You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world” Sometimes it is difficult to believe in yourself because you know every thought, every action or inaction, every disappointment and failure you have ever had and each of them carries a certain weight, especially if you...

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If You Want

If You Want   Today, on Christmas I offer this poem from St. John of the Cross for you to reflect on as you open to the possibilities of Emmanuel coming to you and making his home in your life. Merry Christmas everybody! If you want the Virgin will come walking...

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Demonizing Those Who Disagree With Us

“Be humble you could be wrong.” I can’t remember who first introduced me to the circle of all knowledge? I only know how much this little circle has helped me in places where I have been tempted to convert others by means of concussion along the way. The illustration goes...

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Love and Fear

“In love there can be no fear, but fear is driven out by perfect love because to fear is to expect punishment, and anyone who is afraid is still imperfect in love.”   I John 4:18 We live in a very volatile time where fearing of our enemies has led many...

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