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From Christmas to the Resurrection: My Quirky Tradition

From Christmas to the Resurrection: My Quirky Tradition

While I love the Advent season and lighting candles leading up to the birth of Jesus and celebrating that Birth with family, I also love the Lenten season leading up to the Resurrection of Jesus in a much different way. Advent is the season of expectation. It’s...

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A Smoking Wick or a Brilliant Flame?

A Smoking Wick or a Brilliant Flame?

I love the Advent season with all of its symbols. Garlands. Wreaths. Calendars. Creches. And lights. A seven-foot tree reigns over my living room. Garlands wind their way up the stair railing and drape the fireplace mantel. Enter through my front door, and a nativity...

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Oceans of Brokenness and Love

Oceans of Brokenness and Love

If you notice the layout of my website or if you read my newsletter, you have a distinct sense that I love the ocean. Over a lifetime, the sea has provided a thousand metaphors for me to write about. I grew up a mile from the Atlantic, and I could walk to the beach at...

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Silence Invites Violence: The Power of a Divisive Spirit

Silence Invites Violence: The Power of a Divisive Spirit

“Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.” ― Edmund Burke Tomorrow is the anniversary of 9/11, the day our police and firemen were our greatest heroes. What has happened in the last nineteen years? Our heroes have become Enemy Number One on the evening...

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Recipe for Healing, Part 3

Recipe for Healing, Part 3

For the last two days I’ve combined ingredients to create a spiritual recipe for healing based on the first half of 2 Chronicles 7: 14. “If my people, who are called by My Name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then...

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Recipe for Healing, Part 2

Recipe for Healing, Part 2

Welcome back to this recipe for Healing Our Land. Yesterday, I introduced you to an analogy that goes along with 2 Chronicles 7:14. “If my people, who are called by My Name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I...

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Recipe for Healing, Part 1

Recipe for Healing, Part 1

In my last post, I shared how wonderful it would be if even ten percent of our population would pray in small groups for just ten minutes a day. We would send up three hundred million minutes of prayer! Every day! This week, I want to expand on that with several...

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300,000,000 Minutes: Helping Our Country to Heal

300,000,000 Minutes: Helping Our Country to Heal

What if thirty million Americans who believed in a good God spent ten minutes every day praying for their country? Three hundred million minutes of prayer rising to heaven during every twenty-four-hour period. .300,000,000 minutes to: Confess our lack of love toward...

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Surrounded by Fire: Step One

Surrounded by Fire: Step One

I stopped watching the news last weekend. In emotional overload, I felt helpless, paralyzed. How could I, a peace-loving person, stop the riots? Stop cities from burning? What has happened to my country? To my city?  How can gentle souls overpower mob rule? I woke...

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Whistling in the Dark

Whistling in the Dark

While we find stories of kindness and passing it forward every day, the news is filled with people’s rage. Rage against guidelines. Against others who want to start working again.

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