Category Archives: Faith and life

What If I Saw Things the Way God Does?

That’s not a bad question with which to start.  If I could only know and took to heart how the living God saw things (and sees them now), it would transform what I esteem and value.  It would upend what … Continue reading

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Mary’s Song (And How It Can Be Ours)

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant. For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for he … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Advent Reading

Advent means waiting, waiting for the coming of the Christ.  Through the course of Church History, this waiting has meant a longing with a reference to the past (the Incarnation), the present (His Spirit), the future (His return).  The Advent … Continue reading

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Tell Me What’s Wrong

Psalm 60 is a lament.  Israel’s life in the land was under threat by her neighbors.  The title connects the psalm to a military campaign described in 2 Samuel 8:13-14, a campaign which Israel won in a great victory over … Continue reading

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Clearing the Air on the Old Testament Law

“What is the relationship between the Old Testament and the New Testament?” “Does the Mosaic Law have anything to say to the modern Christian?” “You can’t possibly take Leviticus seriously, can you?” I’ve heard these questions (and many like them) … Continue reading

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Supplements for the Weary Anxious Heart

I’ve been mulling over some things pertaining to God’s goodness and greatness, His might and mercy, His wisdom and ways.  And my need to be ever steeping in those realities. Apparently, I’m not alone in this. Case in point, the … Continue reading

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Serving Jesus (and Others) in Troubling Times

I don’t usually just paste things in from other sources here but today’s piece from the C. S. Lewis Institutes warranted an exception.  See below… In 1947, C.S. Lewis received a letter from Don Giovanni Calabria, a priest living in … Continue reading

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