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Hallelujah Harvest Happening

Hay rides, bobbing for apples, pumpkin contest, candy, music, and games. We called it the “Hallelujah Harvest Happening.” A Christian alternative to Halloween – which we knew to be a night of Satanic celebration. With the exception of costumes, it was no different … Continue reading

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No Angel, But a Saint: Ten Years Later

“The Christian meaning of death is revealed in the light of the Paschal Mystery of the Death and Resurrection of Christ in whom resides our only hope. The Christian who dies in Christ Jesus is ‘away from the body and … Continue reading

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Contrasting Faith

There is a stark difference between the faith of my youth and the faith I subscribed to today. In my youth our faith centered around our right sacrifice before God. You were saved through the repeating of a simple incantation … Continue reading

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To Pray For Those I’d Rather Not

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.” -Jesus Christ, Luke 6:27-28 These are hard words. But… Several weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Breaking Through to Healing

It was the first time I had seen her post in a long time. She shared her wedding photo, and I was so excited for her. Finally after many years she had tied the knot with someone she deeply loved. … Continue reading

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We Don’t Need Their Stones

She waits before their altar With bloody hands And dirty feet; Hoping to come clean In the water They claim is for washing But drink like bourbon. Honey, You won’t find holy there. Only scorn for ashes. They don’t know … Continue reading

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We Don’t Do Much From the Altar

*Warning: Spiritual and Religious Musings Ahead In a discussion about the placement of the altar between a Protestant Pastor and Catholic laymen for the different services, the Protestant Pastor stated he wanted the altar pushed back to allow walking room … Continue reading

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