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Because God is Real

My daughter had a friend growing up that we knew for years. We didn’t spend much time with the family, but we would see them in church, the girls would get together occasionally, and we would see them at school … Continue reading

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Having Doubts?

Haven’t you had those moments where you aren’t sure about what you are doing, what you know, or what you believe? You start down a path and wonder, “What was I thinking?” You follow a belief and think, “Can this … Continue reading

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Wisdom

And we’re back. I hope everyone had a blessed and wonderful Christmas and New Year. Yesterday, we celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany – the coming of the wise men to Jesus. I thought it was a funny juxtaposition to how … Continue reading

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Rewards

I read a verse yesterday that really struck me: “For anyone who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” (Hebrews 11:6) Belief is one thing – I believe that gravity exists, but … Continue reading

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Real Change

In his talk Down to Earth, Mark Hart talks about going to confession after a pretty scary plane flight that ended in an emergency landing. Darn those promises you make, huh? His description of it really hit me. It’s not … Continue reading

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Spectacularly Ordinary

The thing I love about the resurrection stories is that Jesus comes and is so real. He doesn’t come in on a cloud or filled with light. He comes to the room where the apostles are locked up and hidden, … Continue reading

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Reality Check

As I sat at Easter mass, I put myself in the place of the apostles. None of this was what they expected. The death was a shock – they all ran, and then could only watch as the crucifixion played … Continue reading

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Believing

Do you believe in God, or do you believe “in” God? That was one of the topics in church this weekend, and a good one to reflect on. James 2:19 says that even the demons believe that God is real. … Continue reading

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