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Living in The Real Empty Nest

When my daughter went off the college in a town two hours from home, I identified this time as having an empty nest. The first time I saw my aunt and cousin, they rushed to ask me how I liked having an empty nest. I said, “I like it.” To ...

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Does Prayer Remind God or Us?

When we pray, we are intimately connected to God, and while we ask for His help, ask for others’ frailties and quietly listen for His answers, we are one. Prayer is a complicated business. Sometimes when we think of it and talk about it, it seems it sometimes generates more ...

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50 going on 16: Come like a Child to the King of Kings

Adults feel things just like teens do; we like to laugh and be silly and have fun. One reason adults act so silly around babies is not entirely for the child’s amusement but it gives an outlet for silliness–keeping us from derision for acting goofy. It’s under cover goofy! Adults have, hopefully, ...

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How Many Times Should I Forgive Myself?

Is it right to ask God to bless something you know you shouldn’t do? No, and you don’t want to. When I am unwilling to “come clean” and choose to lie, it puts a wall between God and me, and I feel shut off. I still talk to Him, but ...

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That’s Why it’s Called Faith, Part Two

Jesus had to have taken part in the creation of the world because if He came later, He could not be equal with God, but instead part of the creation. I believe this is one of the sticking points for those who reject the concept of the Trinity and the ...

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