Tag Archives: God

Nona’s Story

Operation Christmas Child is one of many programs run by Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. Where there are disasters, there is Samaritan’s Purse providing everything from medical care to hands-on physical and spiritual help. Each year at this time, … Continue reading

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Nothing Like a Good Plot

If you’re like me, there’s nothing better than a good novel to take you on a wild adventure or inflict the agony of unrequited love. If the writer is really good, I ignore my “to do” list for just one … Continue reading

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Hedged In

I could be dead right now. The whole thing seemed like a fluke. One day last week I heard a funny sound coming from my refrigerator. I opened the doors and peeked inside; everything looked OK, so I didn’t think … Continue reading

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I Hate Religion

That’s a strange title for someone who’s supposed to be a Christian writer, but it’s the truth. Wars are fought over theologies; people are burned and tortured all in the name of religion. In some countries, civil law is based … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with the Bible

If you had told me twenty years ago that I would be writing a blog about falling in love with the Bible I would have laughed in your face (nicely, of course). I probably wouldn’t have known what a blog … Continue reading

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God or Biology?

Researchers wanted to know what happens to the brain during a religious or meditative experience, so they did brain scans on Carmelite nuns before and after meditation. The clear difference between the brain before meditation and the brain after meditation … Continue reading

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Grace

“Grace” can mean a lot of things. It can be a girl’s name. It can describe being especially polite and kind, as in “she showed a lot of grace.”  A “graceful” person is not likely to trip and bump into … Continue reading

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Gift of Lent

We’re three weeks into Lent and I want to share my story. When I was a little girl, people “gave up” something they enjoyed to make up for all the bad things they had done during the year. I was … Continue reading

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Are Christians Judgmental?

It is said one of the main reasons people stay away from church is that church goers, especially Christians, are judgmental. I don’t blame them. Why go to a place where people make you feel worse about yourself than you … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely, Grasshopper

                As part of a Bible study on discipleship, our pastor assigned the book The Trouble with Jesus by Joseph M. Stowell, author, past president of the Moody Bible Institute and the current Teaching Pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel.             … Continue reading

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