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A Greater Sharing

The depth of our relationships is formed by the depth of our sharing. In both tears and laughter, we grow closer to each other… and to our Savior. Continue reading

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Bearing Bad News

I’ve come to the conclusion that some things simply cannot be done well; there is no good way to tell people that someone they love has been killed. Continue reading

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The Aftermath of Tragedy

I think that deep down, a lot of us wish God would “guide” every decision we make so that we would always make perfect ones and life would be blissful and we’d never screw up and things would be just perfect. Continue reading

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Closer Than We Thought

When we have a direct connection to those whose lives have been touched by some tragedy, our response, both emotionally and physically is very different. Continue reading

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Getting There

Theology at times seems to me like trying to explain the universe to a tree frog. I have found faith much more satisfying than theology. Continue reading

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A Quiet Faith

We will all, in whatever ways and with whatever responses, further experience the gleanings and meanings of this life we are given. Some carried in the soft breathing of loved ones’ sleeping and others in the prayers of early hours.
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Hairnets & Plastic Gloves

It is the raw eloquence of sincere actions that touches the hearts of others.
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