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Doing The Impossible

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Attributed to Francis of Assisi.

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A Road Not Often Traveled

Henry David Thoreau wrote that “Rivers and men both run crooked when they follow the path of least resistance.” A funny thing happens to us sinful humans when everything is provided for us...

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The Longing Gaze

Husbands and dogs do it, and all those all-you-can-eat-places build their business on it. Yes, that burning gaze of food desire, eyes fixed intently on your piece of fried chicken...

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What Then Shall We Say? A Reflection on Death and Resurrection

There is only one right answer to the question of death, only one word, one speech-act if you will, that resounds when the...

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Who Can Overcome Such Trouble?

We often look to the stability of our nation, our job security, or our financial well-being as the source of our hope. But just as it was then, so it is now...

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Work That Needs Workers

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few;  therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” - Matthew 9:35-38 (ESV)

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