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Category Archives: 2013

Lost – and Found

There’s nothing like loss to make you reflect on what you actually once had. I suffered a personal one recently-the kind you only speak about with close friends and loved ones. Things can be replaced, but people cannot. The pain each of us suffers when we undergo this kind of loss is real, and it’s […]

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I like the notion of citizenship. There is something comforting about the concept of belonging. Citizenship makes us part of a much bigger family, and there’s a safety in being part of a group-a sense of security in knowing that we’re not alone in this world. God likes the idea of citizenship, too. In fact, […]

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Be Mine, Valentine

When I entered the grocery store several weeks ago, a huge display of Valentine’s Day goodies greeted me just inside the entrance. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m always glad to discover chocolate at any time of year-but it seems like I just cleared away the Christmas decorations, so I wasn’t quite ready for another […]

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Will Peace on Earth Ever Be Possible?

As I write this newsletter to you, all signs around me point to the possibility of peace. The Christmas tree still glows in the background while strains of It Came Upon a Midnight Clear stream to me via Pandora. Everyone in the house has gone to bed, and our neighborhood has fallen into a quiet […]

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