Faith and Personal Finance: Crossing the Christmas Finish Line

Faith and Personal Finance: Crossing the Christmas Finish Line

Do the holidays make you feel like you’re running a marathon, and January 1st is the finish line? You approach it exhausted, spent, out of gas. Come January 2, do you look in the mirror and say, “Hey, I made it, but why doesn’t it feel like I won?” Could...

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Get behind me, Satan!

Get behind me, Satan!

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 14, 2016, St. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy 1:18-20; 2:8-15 TIMOTHY, my son, this charge I commit to you in accordance with the prophetic utterances which pointed to you, that inspired by them you may wage the good warfare, holding faith and a...

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Jesus Came to Change Us 

Jesus Came to Change Us 

Jesus Came to Change Us Once again in the Gospel we see that Jesus caused the religious authorities to be all upset and flustered.  He healed a women on the Sabbath – and they did not approve of this. They did not like that Jesus was changing their comfort zone...

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You Can’t Be Thankful and Indifferent

You Can’t Be Thankful and Indifferent

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 Jesus said, “There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.  And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus,...

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The Price on Our Heads

The Price on Our Heads

The Price On Our Heads In America the word “Slavery” calls to mind very specific and charged imagery from our Nation’s past.  But the institution itself has existed across the globe in every culture from the beginning of human history. No matter what form slavery has taken it always carries...

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The Woman who Dwelt in a Cave – Part II

The Woman who Dwelt in a Cave – Part II

She finished her story here and invited to me to eat some of the beans she had in her basket, because she’d been told “from the outside”, that I was very hungry. We ate and drank until I was full. But I saw that both the basket and the pitcher...

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