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Timothy and Paul’s Great Statement

Timothy and Paul’s Great Statement By: Leith DaBeef Hey guys! Back writing again! In Bible class today, I came across this great verse in the book of Philippians. If you didn’t know, Philippians is a letter that God inspired Timothy and Paul to write to the Church in Philippi. Philippi …

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Through It All

You’re on a boat with the crashing waves all around you. Water and people, tossed like salad without control. You feel like you’re going to hurl or be hurled off the boat. What can calm your storm, who can calm your storm? Is it the delicious doughnuts, the new game …

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Why Does This Have To Be?

You find yourself in a position you had not imagined. Not in a million years. Yea, it was going fine before.  But now? You look around and take in everything wrong that’s happened, feeling your mental capacity start to crack under the pressure. Your eyes fill with tears threatening to …

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What’s Missing?

I haven’t been alive for a long time, but still I find that I have some knowledge. What I want to share is something that we all seek everyday, something that we struggle to have all the time. That something is what we use for ourselves and others try to give …

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Suspension and Colloid Christianity

“UGGHHHHHHHHH! NOT A SCIENCE LECTURE!!!!” Give me just a few moments.  This just might be really important and relevant to the Christian life. A suspension is a mixture in which particles can be easily be separated from the rest of the substance. An example of this would be cheese curds …

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Rejection

Feeling at the pit of despair. And right there and then, when you open up they all leave. The friends who know you rely on them abandon you even after the millions of times they promised otherwise. You need someone to accept you, to care, to love you, to let …

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Something’s Missing.

What do you do when life just seems to pile up, responsibilities seem to never end, and God seems distant, present but very, very distant. To be honest, I don’t know. I am struggling with this thought lately. How do I reach God when I myself feel so far away …

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The Probability of a Human Connection

Once a week, I volunteer at an elementary after-school program that targets vulnerable at-risk kids. Once I week, I have to take a bus from my university to the elementary school. Once a week, I ride that bus through Hastings Street–the “Skid Row” of Vancouver. And (at least) once a …

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The peak of healing

Scars tell a story. No matter what they are from, they show something intimate, something that nothing else is able to show. They show something in your past, something that you had gone through. I know alot of people become ashamed of them, trust me, I have been there. I …

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Born to Love

I think a lot of us forget the reason why we are here, what we are meant to do. Many of us turn to violence, hate, unforgiveness, etc. to deal with problems in our lives. Why did Jesus come though? He came to love us, to be an example to …

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