A Light Not Overcome (Beatitudes, Part 14a)

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When the news broke on that Sunday night that twenty-one more Christians had been executed for their faith, I sat in silence.  I was speechless in the jarring juxtaposition between a game of charades with my family and that image…

Psalm 14: The Folly and Wickedness of Men

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For the choir director. A Psalm of David. The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; there is no one who does good. The Lord has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men to see…

The Only Soul Mate You Ever Need

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By Bonnie Fair She comes every Sunday morning with her grown daughter’s arm looped through hers as they walk to their seats in front of me. Every Sunday morning it reminds me of love that’s true, unselfish, unconditional, immovable.  The…

The Girl And The Hippie ~ A Valentine Story

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In the year 1979 a young 15-year-old girl went on a blind double date with a good looking, long-haired, popular guy from school and another couple.  She really didn’t know how to act as this was her first date.  They…