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If you have been alive for longer than five minutes, you will know what I mean when I say, “Don’t Worry! Be Happy!” Growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s,…

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Suffering: what a nasty word! It is one I have become familiar with over the last two years. When our younger daughter got cancer, it would be wrong to say we…

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There are big prayers and small ones. But do they all get answered? I would say yes, in some ways. More qualified theologians than me have commented on the mystery…

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It’s been awhile since I’d felt an authentic worship feeling. Ok, well, it’s been awhile since I’d been to worship, period.  It’s hard to get that feeling without actually GOING. …

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Jealousy. Doesn’t it just sound awful?  It sounds creepy to me, like something that is the catalyst for domestic abuse.  It doesn’t sound healthy for a relationship.  The band Better…

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