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Holiday Dots

Two of Rome’s great cathedrals are St. Paul’s Outside-the-Walls and St. John Lateran Cathedral. They contain the remains of two of the church’s most famous apostles: Peter and Paul. The tomb of Paul is located in St. Paul’s, but his … Continue reading

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Is life pressing in?

Gratitude provides the counter to intense pressure from life. It helps us not be crushed. When we stop to see what we have, it changes the object of our eyes. We feel how our lives have been added to, rather … Continue reading

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Turn your warm heart into a hot life

You CAN teach an old dog new tricks. At least that is what I’m hoping. I have listened to KLRC 90.9 FM encourage and report on “Paying it forward”. I am inspired by both that segment and their Christmas wishes … Continue reading

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Go back and get it

Did you forget something last Thanksgiving week? Do you wish for a “do over” for something you did or wish you had done last week? Christmas could be your second chance. Thanksgiving Day started before 6am at church for me. … Continue reading

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The Transformative Power of Gratitude

Gratitude focuses on what we have. Complaining on what we lack. There is a reason to complain every day and some days every hour. Recently I was moved by the Spirit, however, to notice how thanksgiving keeps the sun shining … Continue reading

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Table Grace

Why is it customary to “give thanks” every time followers of Christ sit down and eat?  I’ll have to admit that at least subconsciously I have frequently been a little offended or felt a little superior when I have observed … Continue reading

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