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Stepping Out

I’ve always loved Peter, and especially the story of his walking on the water to Jesus. His confidence to step out of the boat is impressive, and his sinking into the water as he realizes what he is doing is … Continue reading

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Magic-God or Real-God?

I am always sharing stories with my family about miracles that God is working in the lives of people that I know. Healings, opportunities being presented, relationships restored, and lives being saved. It makes me wonder sometimes if I am … Continue reading

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Music Monday: From the Inside Out

“Everlasting, Your light will shine when all else fades.” So many parts of this song speak to me, but this line stands out a bit more brightly for me today. When everything else is gone, when everything has fallen away, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: So Small

It’s summer, so it’s time for Music Monday again. Time for some new songs and some old songs. Some songs that are overtly Christian, and some that don’t seem to be at first glance. This song is one of those … Continue reading

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Explain

  When we can see our blessings and God’s work around us, it changes us. There is something different that is almost tangible. You may have felt it – the peace, the joy, the awe of seeing that there is … Continue reading

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Sharing your faith

  When you think of evangelization, do you think of someone standing on their soapbox, condemning everyone who doesn’t believe or act the way they think they should? Whether literal or figurative, I think this is the way that many … Continue reading

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Walk to Emmaus

  Have you heard the story about the walk to Emmaus? Two of the disciples are walking to a town seven miles away after Jesus has risen. They’re pretty downtrodden, are leaving Jerusalem in a spirit of defeat. Along the way, … Continue reading

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In the Garden

The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Laid in the Tomb John 19:39-42 Nicodemus, the one who had first come to him at night, also came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about one hundred pounds. They took the body … Continue reading

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One more step

The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls for the Third Time   Psalm 37:23-24 The valiant one whose steps are guided by the LORD, who will delight in his way, May stumble, but he will never fall, for the LORD holds his … Continue reading

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Why do you do what you do?

Catholic Charities is a national organization that helps those in need with education, shelter, disaster relief, and legal assistance to help people go through the immigration process. I heard of a conversation with a person who worked there that I … Continue reading

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