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New Chances

In the hallway, right at the top of my stairs, a wooden sign with the saying “365 days. 365 New chances” hangs on a lonely wall. I place it right there, purposely, so I can see it when I go to bed and right when I wake up because those are the times I need […]

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An Open Letter to God

Dear God, I’m sorry I fell so far away from you.  I never thought I would.  I thought my love for you was too strong.  I was wrong.  I grew impatient, I hung out around the wrong people, and I was brainwashed by the media into thinking that material things would make me happier than […]

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The Year of Mercy

The Year of Mercy is upon us! The Jubilee year goes back to the Old Testament when: 1The Lord said to Moses on Mount Sinai, 2 Say to the people of Israel, When you come into the land which I give you, the land shall keep a Sabbath to the Lord. 3 Six years you shall sow your field, […]

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Jesus, the model parent

There are so many ways in which I wish I could be more Christ-like. Of course, we all strive for these qualities, as we should, but it never ceases to amaze me how many new and different ways Christ shows me the ways to be better than I am. I realized another facet recently. Patience. […]

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Light In, Shine Out

The other day, I was following a friend in my car to their house. As everyone (should) know, when you are driving and someone is following you, you shouldn’t run a yellow light, since the person behind you probably won’t make it. Well, that’s exactly what happened. She ran a yellow and I ran a red […]