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We Are the Sheep of God’s Pasture

I don’t really like to think of myself as a sheep because they are somewhat stupid animals and I have prided myself on being a good student during my academic career.  But the truth is that I can also be … Continue reading

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Why do you wear a cross, if you do?

We have passed through Easter and heard the good news:  Christ is risen!  He is risen indeed!   Death has been defeated!  The cross is empty which has gotten me thinking about crosses. My mother collected crosses and had several favorites … Continue reading

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Taking the Heat and saying Thank You

It is the middle of summer and the temperatures in South Texas are up to 99, 100, and sometimes more.  This is all the more noticeable to me since returning from a stay in the coolness of the mountains of … Continue reading

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Where Is the Light in Your Life?

  Do you recognize light and grace in your life even when bad things happen?  Every life is difficult and contains pain and suffering.  Gut every life is also infused with God’s light and grace. I do belong to a … Continue reading

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Thank God for Freedom to Worship!

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”   1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 As we approach the Fourth of July, the U.S. celebration of Independence Day, Christians … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Happiness Doubled by Wonder

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”   ~ G.K. Chesterton There is a Greek myth I recall. There was a man who met and spent a brief … Continue reading

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