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God, Speak!

A child whispered, “God, speak to me” And a meadowlark sang. The child did not hear. So the child yelled, “God, speak to me!” And the thunder rolled across the sky but the child did not listen. The child looked … Continue reading

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Where God Ain’t

He was just a little boy, on a week’s first day. He was wandering home from Sunday School, and dawdling on the way. He scuffed his shoes into the grass; he found a caterpillar. He found a fluffy milkweed pod, … Continue reading

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Living a Life of Fulfillment

Shared with me through a friend: “Can I ask you is there any emptiness in your life? Is there any lack of fulfillment in your life? Money, riches or possessions won’t fill that gap or space. In 1982 an article … Continue reading

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Lord, You Alone

(Psalm) ‘Preserve me, God, I take refuge in you.’ (Comment) When I am in trouble I turn to God for help who is my refuge and I say to God, ‘Preserve me.’ (Psalm) ‘I say to the Lord: “You are … Continue reading

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the Cost of Faith …

We know very little of the cost of our faith. While a vast number of believers around the world have had to sacrifice their families and jobs and food, we respond like martyrs if God calls us to live with … Continue reading

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Light for the world …

In June of 2010, Joan Chittister, author of  “Uncommon Gratitude: Alleluia for All That Is”, delivered “Forget the Answers; It’s the Questions that Count” — a message to the book publishers and sellers gathered at the annual Religious Booksellers Trade … Continue reading

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A Preachers Prayer

Prayer by John Henry Newman Dear Jesus, Help me to spread Your fragrance everywhere I go. Flood my soul with Your spirit and life. Penetrate and possess my whole being so utterly, that my life may only be a radiance … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave it on the Desk

There was a certain Professor of Religion named Dr. Christianson, a studious man who taught at a small college in the western United States. Dr. Christianson taught the required survey course in Christianity at this particular institution. Every student was … Continue reading

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Prayer Before going to Church

Merciful God and Father! Thou seest, that by reason of my depraved nature I have no delight in Thy word, and that I so easily permit the devil, my own flesh and blood, the children of the world, also false … Continue reading

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Wooing

True love is one of mutuality. True Christianity is a faith of both giving and receiving. And yet, Christians struggle to find that mutuality. The church volunteer gives time and talents, but drives people crazy with her unwillingness to receive … Continue reading

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