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Come As You Are

Christmas.  ‘Twas the season to be jolly, but I was finding myself much more contemplative than jolly.  Every time I would come across a manger scene, I was somehow captivated like never before nor since.  That little baby, the Son of God, seemed to be inviting me so tangibly into ...

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Ready and Waiting!

Bella.  Gentle.  Innocent.  Only three years old.  Resolute! All she said when her daddy dropped her off at preschool today was, “My Mommy?”, and that started the flow.  Eventually, the tears subsided and just like everyday for the last four weeks, she refused to take off her not so little ...

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On Wings Like Eagles

It seems to me, other than personal suffering, waiting stretches one’s faith the most. I don’t enjoy inconvenience and long-suffering isn’t my cup of tea.  Am I the only one who stands in front of microwaves counting down seconds? C’mon. Confess (you know who you are). What about traffic lights? ...

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Perfect Patience in Prayer

We wait. In lines… In traffics… For news–good or bad… For the weather to change… To recover from illnesses… We wait, and wait, and wait some more. So, why do we insist that it be different when it comes to waiting on the response to our prayers? Waiting is inevitable, ...

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