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How do you see it?

I’ve recently lost a not-insignificant amount of excess weight after decades of frustrating attempts to lower my BMI. One surprising discovery from this change is just how much my mood affects my perceptions; when the scale shows me that my … Continue reading

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Why fill our eyes with worthless things?

Psalm 119:37 “turn my eyes from looking at worthless things… “ A few mornings ago, I was listening to Christian radio and happened to hear a message from Joni and Friends. Joni is a mature woman who was paralyzed in … Continue reading

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Feelings are…Stupid!

One day I was chatting with two friends about our lives. As with most women in the prime of life, we have all survived rough patches. While commiserating on how memories of events long past, even those we think we … Continue reading

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What can I believe?

“I just don’t know what to believe, anymore!” In our information-dense culture we are constantly bombarded with information; every source claiming to have the true take on every topic. With wildly conflicting versions, no wonder we don’t know what to … Continue reading

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Why study the Bible?

I’m starting a new Bible study this fall and recently attended the orientation meeting. The facilitator asked each of the members our reason for joining the study, which is one requiring a real commitment of time during the week as … Continue reading

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It’s scandalous!

Even before the printing press, it was human nature to prick up our ears to hear the latest misdeeds of others, especially those who seemed to be better off in some way than ourselves. The masses ate up the latest … Continue reading

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If you can’t say something nice…

Have you ever made a thoughtless comment and wished you could hit the rewind button and pull it back?  Most of us have uttered words better left unspoken at least a time or two. As we read in the Book … Continue reading

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Peace in the midst of chaos

Every day we are bombarded with news of some person or group expressing outrage. Everyone seems to be on the lookout for a reason to be offended. There are chips on enough shoulders to build that controversial wall. The most … Continue reading

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Sodom & Gomorrah redux

My heart goes out to the families and friends of the murder victims in Florida. Whenever such a heinous act is committed, it’s natural to wonder why and what we can do to prevent a recurrence. In today’s posting, columnist,  … Continue reading

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One in Christ

Diversity, multiculturalism, racism, sexism, white privilege, black power, Islamophobia What comes to mind, what feelings are aroused, when reading those words? In light of the current prominence of these concepts in our society, many of our Christian ministries are making an effort to become … Continue reading

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