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Lenten Reflection

I have been asking myself–What is the most basic human need? I realize, as I sit with Jesus, that our deepest desire is to feel connected, loved (and cared for), and a sense of belonging. Not to a superficial community

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Let’s Flourish!

I am going to use very few words to broach an infinite topic.  One that is dear to my heart and crucial to our time together. What is human flourishing? It is many things, but true flourishing is not about

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Why Pray?

In prayer we are invited into the presence of God. Through prayer we join in a dance with the Trinity: we are brought into the presence of God the Father, through the Son and influenced by the Spirit.  We pray-

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Why We Long

In life, and in humanity specifically, there is a global longing; there is a pull for something more, an innate yearning that is woven into the DNA of all people. It is everywhere, and people attempt to fill this “void”

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Refuting McCloskey: “On Being an Atheist”

This essay will discuss and refute the atheistic views of H. J. McCloskey as mentioned in his article “On Being an Atheist.” It will cover McCloskey’s referring to the cosmological argument, teleological argument, and argument from design as invalid “proofs”

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Where Relief is Found

At the river’s edge   while tentatively abiding in the mystery of the beauty   while often distracted by the busyness of life   that consumes us with its nonsense then realigned into the beauty   of the mysteries of life allowing the sounds

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The Brevity of Life

A glance not recognized Did you have the chance to change the circumstance An intake of breath Where does it bend in the living or the end A whisper ever-passing caught upon the breeze flowing through the trees then it

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What did Jesus do for You?

Who is this guy they call the King of the Jews? What is all this commotion? What did He do for you? A donkey He rode to announce He’d conquered the present Roman Empire a new creation He’s ushered. Hosanna

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Fingertips Transpire

Fingertips crumble at the mention of her name All memories coagulate brittle thoughts attempt to gain soundness and understanding of the after of what has transpired Grounded and organic yet distant and unfolding the emotions of departure God you’ve anointed

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God’s Will: He Desires Goodness

Below you will find a poem analysis for the poem “God’s Will for You and Me.” My analysis is not similar to any I have seen yet, so I am interested in sharing my views and even more interested in

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