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Close your eyes

What happens when you close your eyes? What do you see? Who do you see? When I close my eyes, I see my community, my friends, and my family. I see peace, prosperity, protection. What do I see? Once in a while, I won’t see these things. Instead I will …

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Reflection Fridays: Encounter & Psalm 8

Take a few moments to read and reflect through Psalm 8. As you read, think about God, His creation, and you.  What thoughts come up as you read? 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the …

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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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Snow, Fresh Faith & a Sense of Wonder

I’d love for you to imagine the moment you saw snow for the first time.  Maybe you just came from another country that doesn’t have a white winter, or maybe you were two years old when you were awestruck with the small delicate flakes that floated to the ground. You …

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A Neophyte Faith

Church. I grew up in it, and learned about Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit. So what? I became Jaded. That is, I got bored of church, Jesus, and even God. I wanted to be a christian and be following Christ. I really did, but how could I when it …

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Keep Faith

Just not enough. That is how I have been feeling lately. It seems as if everything I do, is just not enough. Everything I have been doing just seems pointless. I feel like no one can really see me. I know people can, I know they hear me, but I …

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You Can Do This

Addiction: The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. Addictions are becoming more and more prominent in everyday life now. Maybe you’re addicted to something but no one really knows about it. Or maybe you have things that make it visible. Everyone learns ways …

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Tune In, Tune Out

In physics class, we had to do this experiment with an old AM radio–one of those which has a large antenna that extends a mile long (ahem. That was an exaggeration), and has a huge knob which you have to turn… The experiment consisted of tuning the radio enough to …

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Flood in the Fire

I know we’ve probably heard this about a million times, but it doesn’t make it any less important. The Fort McMurray fires. Everyday there’s a new update; another fire started, a school burned down, patients evacuated from a hospital… It just seems to get worse and worse. We ask so …

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