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Holes to Heaven

Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!…Come out of her, my people, so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues… Revelation 18:2,4 Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and … Continue reading

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The Mouth of a Fool

When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but the prudent are restrained in speech. Proverbs 10:19 Look back on your years as far back as you can. What were the most breathtaking, exhilarating, emotion-producing 300 seconds you ever experienced? … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Weakness

Our society is doing a good job of producing seniors, but not elders. ~ James Houston I stand six feet four inches tall and weigh north of two hundred and fifty pounds. When I was a young man I took … Continue reading

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The Meeting

“Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” ~ Jesus For many generations, when parents would tuck their children in at night, they would have them say a little prayer. Many of you know this … Continue reading

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A Lament for the Syrian Children

You are the Lord, most high over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods. Poisonous gas has filled the lungs of the young ones and bombs are exacting revenge. If you are as strong and merciful as … Continue reading

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The Jail

I sat down on a cold plastic chair in a narrow beige room; a thick barrier of Plexiglas spanned the table to the ceiling. Tender names of lovers and vulgar epithets were etched on the walls. Loud voices and the … Continue reading

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Losing My Religion

“The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.  So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” Mark 2:27-28 As a young man, I was steeped in the music of my era. I loved Rock and Roll. Bands … Continue reading

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