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Keep Moving

Today was the first public address by the new pope, Pope Francis I. In his homily, he encouraged Christians to “keep moving.” He warned against standing still, reminding us that the Christian life is a life of walking with Christ, … Continue reading

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Trip Scheduled

We have been talking about going to Australia for a while now. We have been posting on this blog, on the website, and on facebook about how we are trying to head down there to help with recovery from the … Continue reading

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A Volcano and You

Europe’s most famous volcano, Mt. Etna, has erupted. Nothing is more bizarre of a scene than watching fire pour out of the earth and smoke billow into the sky. It really makes you feel small on this earth when you … Continue reading

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Snowy Cactus

I keep up with golf, and yesterday was one of the weirdest days I can remember. The Accenture Matchplay tournament had to cancel its first round yesterday because of snow. That may not seem strange, considering it’s February, but it … Continue reading

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Called

What does it mean to be “called” to do something? Does it mean we feel we are going to be a success? Does it mean we are going to become famous or well-liked? What if being called simply means acting … Continue reading

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Fire in the Sky

Today was a weird day in world news as a meteorite struck Russia, injuring a few hundred people in its path. I’ve never seen a meteor strike in person, but the videos are incredible. I can’t imagine what I would … Continue reading

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Giving Up

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Christians all over the world are sacrificing luxuries for the next 40 days in order to reflect on the sacrifice made by Jesus on the cross. It is interesting that we … Continue reading

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