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Recovering Wonder

This moment is profound. It is significant. I’m not doing anything. I am sprawled in a recliner, twenty feet from the ocean. This is the extent of my activity. Submerged in sunshine, I contemplate life and the panorama before me. I can see surging breakers, rolling over an azure ocean. …

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Kony 2012 – Loving Your Enemies

In light of the recent Kony 2012, an interesting question arises for the follower of Christ. In Matthew 5 in Jesus’ sermon on the mount he says: “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In …

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Fruit Salad

An amusing thought, have you ever considered our faith to be like a fruit salad? Most likely not. It’s not an easy task try to find out how the two are related, it mostly just comes to you as you picture the two. Faith. Fruit salad. First, let’s take how …

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Hijacking the Mess

“You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” This morning I chose to play small. I walked in to my school, worried about small things. I was concerned about the mess on my desk. I wrestled with the power cord stuck under the front …

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Where are we?

In today’s world many ask the same questions over and over. Everyday we ask questions whether it is about religion or not. In the Bible, it talks about how we should do everything for the glory of God. Where is God? God is everywhere all the time since the beginning and till …

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The Ugly Duckling

I know that at some point in a person’s life, we ask ourselves “Why am I not pretty”, “Why is she so beautiful and I am not?” or “Why do I have to be ugly?”. So why does God make some people ugly or not as appealing? It may be that some people are more appealing …

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My Secret Identity

If you go to SCA and have bible class with Mr. Smith, you already know about the difficulty of trying to describe who you are and your identity. We are all unique and like a snow flake, God created every single one of us to be different. But describing who you are …

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Spiritual Flaws

How is it that people can easily see the flaws in themselves and others, but when asked about their strengths, they get defensive? Are we afraid of what others might think? Scared of boasting? God gave everyone spiritual gifts. Perhaps it is being able to walk up to people you don’t know …

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Taters an’ Christ

They don’t relate, you say? Actually, they kind of do.   When you plant a potato plant, you can harvest the crop later. But did you know that for all the potatoes to blossom, one has to die? It’s called the seed potato. It’s a mushy, brown, and ugly potato …

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