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It’s Ok to Be Broken

Admit it… It’s easier to run away. It’s easier to pretend that you didn’t just spend the better half of your night in tears. Who wants to? Some problems just  get too heavy, that  we’d rather stay silent and act like our backs aren’t about to break. We smile and laugh, …

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Reassurance

Hi. I’m a Christian. That phrase alone is enough spark an uproar, an excessive inflow of opinions and  reasons determining what I believe in is wrong. They try to point out logical fallacies in the Bible, poke holes through my faith and laugh at me, demeaning my faith. Some people …

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Flowers, the Sparrow & You

Worry, it is part of all of our day. But why? Do the sparrows sow and reap? Do the flowers spin and weave? Are we not so much more than these creatures? So why do we worry? Jesus said – “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you …

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We were meant for another world.

Death, famine, murder, heartbreaks, broken dreams. This world is broken, there’s no denying that. Why is there so much bad, and so little good. Were we put on this earth to suffer? Have we been left hopeless in the dust of a catastrophic tragedy. Is pain what we were meant …

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Through the fire comes the gold.

Do you ever wake up and ask yourself “Why?”. Why does every day feel like your trapped in a box with no key? Why is it that no one seems to understand? Why do I try when nothing seems to work? Will I ever get through this pit of utter …

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The Example of the Magi

Imagine. You’ve just traveled a long journey. Through barren lands, over hills, facing storms of dust, all just to reach one humble destination. You’ve been called crazy, a maniac, after all, who follows stars, claiming that they will lead to the Messiah? Finally, you arrive. You come in and ask …

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God of Grace & Radical Love

A mere stone, yet a symbol of radical Love. To Throw the Stone Jesus went across to Mount Olives, but he was soon back in the Temple again. Swarms of people came to him. He sat down and taught them. The religion scholars and Pharisees led in a woman who …

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Lord of All

This past week of encounter has been fruitful, as always. Four times a year, we set aside this week to encounter God, hence the name. But are we willing? Willing to set aside time in our busy schedules to actually feel God? My teacher told me that if you’re not being …

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His True, Endless, Unconditional Love

Love- An intense feeling of deep affection Think of when you were little, when your R’s were pronounced more like W’s, and you were extremely clumsy, with very little coordination. When you were that little, did you ever have something that you loved deeply? Something that you took everywhere with …

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