Category Archives: questions

Eulogies

So it’s been just over 6 weeks since my dad died and just over 4 weeks since his funeral.  (We had to pause in the middle of our mourning to celebrate my oldest daughter’s wedding on the weekend between the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Here’s a story that should be familiar to most Christians: Jesus annointed by a sinful woman “Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. When … Continue reading

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Images

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” –John 10:10 I had a conversation over the weekend with someone I love and care for … Continue reading

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A Crisis of Faith

I have a confession to make.  If you read my gratitude blog you are aware that my best friend died yesterday morning.  She had a mercifully short battle with pancreatic cancer.  Sunday evening as I was leaving the hospital I … Continue reading

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Crazy, Crazy Love

Long time, no write, eh?  Actually, I have been writing, it’s just been over on my other blog.  I’ve been writing about my daily life and gratitude.  It is important to be grateful to God in our lives, after all, it … Continue reading

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The Attributes of God – The Ugly Ones…

I mentioned once before, months ago really, that I was reading a book called, “A Great and Terrible Love, A Spiritual Journey into the Attributes of God” by Mark Galli.  The author discusses all the familiar attributes: God’s eternality, His … Continue reading

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James 1:2 – 4

One of the most difficult questions asked by believers and non-believers both is, “Why did God allow this to happen?”  Or the same question in one of its many variations: “Why does He allow pain and tragedy in our lives?”  “Why do … Continue reading

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