Tag Archives: Christianity

Entitled Much?

Not long ago, I re-read Jesus’ parable of “The Prodigal Son” in Luke’s gospel. As often happens with the Bible, something jumped out at me that I’d never noticed before… It was after the Prodigal Son’s (PS’s) Big Brother (BB) … Continue reading

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To Be Free

I can’t help it… Words mean things, and I like to know just what each one means, and to use the right one to say what I intend to say. Take the familiar quote, “The truth will set you free, … Continue reading

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For the “Season of Love”

I recently re-read a familiar little story that seems to fit this “season of love.” You can read it here, in the Gospel of Luke. It tells about that time Jesus stopped by the home of his friends–three siblings–in the … Continue reading

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Truth

I’ve started out the past few years by choosing a “Word For the Year.” It can’t be just any word, like “petunia” or “supervise.” No, I want a character quality, something to strive toward. Sort of a one-word goal or … Continue reading

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Safer Than a Known Way, by Pamela R Moore

I just noticed this on my bookshelf and remembered how enthralling I’d found Pamela Moore’s real-life story. Shyer than shy, she resisted surrendering to God’s will through her younger years. She feared having to do something truly terrifying, like serving … Continue reading

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Saul, or Paul?

Not long ago I was reading about the “Damascus Road” experience, which you may have heard of. It seems a Jewish religious leader named Saul was traveling toward Damascus from Jerusalem. Well, “traveling” makes it sound like a vacation. Actually … Continue reading

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Healer of Carthage – Book Review

Gentry, Lynne. Healer of Carthage. Howard Books, 2014. From Amazon.com’s Book Description: A twenty-first-century doctor. A third-century plague. A love out of time. First-year resident Dr. Lisbeth Hastings is too busy to take her father’s bizarre summons seriously. But when … Continue reading

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