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A Lenten Response to Violence

Blessed are the poor in spirit,     for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn,     for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek,     for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst … Continue reading

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A Timely Warning

Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Matthew 26:52 (English Standard Version) In light of the recent Brussels terror attack, these words of Jesus-usually … Continue reading

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America The Violent

Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 (King James Version) violence is as American as cherry pie H. Rap Brown … Continue reading

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Violence at Advent

The people who walked in darkness     have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness,     on them has light shone. You have multiplied the nation;     you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you     as … Continue reading

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Until WE Change…

As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.  Proverbs 26:11 (KJV) The media is abuzz with the Ray Rice story.  Unless you were under a rock during the last week or so, what happened … Continue reading

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Chickens Coming Home to Roost

Then said Jesus unto him, “Put up again thy sword into his place, for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.  Matthew 26:52 (21st Century King James Version) We just don’t get it, do we?  We … Continue reading

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“Imagine A World…” Revisited

I wrote the following post back on November 1, 2011.  In the wake of Friday’s movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado this might bear repeating.  Also, my heart and prayers to the victims and their families of this tragedy; may God’s comfort … Continue reading

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