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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Do you know me?

Do you have that friend who has known you forever? Someone who can finish the story you tell about “That time when…,” or someone who knows something is wrong just by the tone of your voice? They haven’t just known … 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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Talk, talk, talk

When we pray, when we talk to God, it is so easy to fill our prayer with words. There are endless suggestions for ways to pray with words. Here are just a few I know of: ACTS – Adoration, Contrition, Thanksgiving, … 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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Just can’t leave

Good Friday There is one more Station that can be included in the Stations of the Cross. On this Good Friday, however, we will pause before we go to the Resurrection and sit with all that has just happened. As … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gift

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross Luke 23: 44-46 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the … Continue reading

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Forgive them, Lord.

The Eleventh Station: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross As Jesus hangs from the cross, He has every reason to call down punishment and judgment on the people who placed Him there and on the people who come by to … Continue reading

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