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Posts Tagged ‘Kingdom of God’

Waiting: An Exercise of Hope

The sermon was on Matthew 25. It is the parable of the three men who received three differing amounts of talents from the master who was leaving on a trip. Rather than go down the path of talking about how we should wisely use our talents or money, the pastor took a unique take on…

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For My Life: No Other Way

Since I am writing this in the midst of the Christmas season, my mind often turns nostalgic to Christmas’ past. When we were raising our kids, we didn’t emphasize Santa, but neither did we discourage it. Santa at Christmas was and still is, an integral part of Christmas in America. There are songs, people dressed…

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On Being Sorry

As young parents, my husband and I were not particularly intentional about raising our children. I’d like to think it was because we were pretty young, but it was more likely due to our preoccupation with surviving. Subconsciously, we both wanted our children to be respectful, polite, and empathetic. While I’m happy to say these…

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A Celebration of Jesus… And Star Wars

You know how at the end of Return of the Jedi, after Luke sets the funeral pyre for his father, that amazing tribal music starts playing, and we see clips of the people of Bespin (where Cloud City is), Tatooine, Naboo, and Coruscant celebrating the Empire’s defeat with dancing and fireworks? Then we get back…

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