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The Refugee Dilemma

As the controversy over Syrian refugees rages on, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. I wasn’t sure how I felt about this situation, and for the longest time I got sucked into the spirit of fear over this issue. … Continue reading

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LONELINESS

There is a saying, “Strangers are only friends you haven’t met.” Although there may be a lot of truth to that generic statement, it avoids the obvious reality of the difficult process of making friends in new places. I say … Continue reading

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PRAYER STRATEGIES

If we want to pray effectively, we must learn to develop strategies. As in any war, there is a frontline that must be penetrated. One of our weapons is prayer. Our swords cannot be brandished randomly. They must be strategic to be effective. Continue reading

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THE SCARY PART OF WRITING

Shocker, Eek, blush, I’m getting comments. People are actually reading what I’m writing! (Yeah….? Aah, isn’t that the point?) I realize that the point of blogging is to get your name out there, get your POV out there, etc. But … Continue reading

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A Prayer by William Schellenberg

This beautiful prayer was written by the father of a friend of my mother.  Written prior to his death on October 12, 2013. Every day I need thee Lord, but this day especially  I need some extra strength to face … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

When it comes to the seasons, life in this part of the north country invokes all the senses. The seasons change so dramatically that there’s no guessing what time of year it is. It is such a contrast to other … Continue reading

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The Conversion

The Conversion.

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