Tag Archives: love

In the Wake of Bitter News

Even in the aching numbness of loss, let us remember–and cherish–the amazing power of love. Continue reading

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Perhaps for Today

Maybe for one day I could believe in good for myself and bring that to others by treating them as I would have them treat me… Continue reading

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The Laughter of Old Men & Little Children

Maybe it’s not exactly what Jesus meant by “bring those kids to me” but at least making little children laugh doesn’t contradict the notion! Continue reading

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Something Deeper, Stronger, Better

There is something… in all that is truly good… something stronger than the storm… Continue reading

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A Greater Hope

Even when it might be tempting to start looking for gopher wood and patching tar, we should keep in mind that hope, faith and love outlast every disaster. Continue reading

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So Many

Isn’t it intriguing that living on the same planet, dealing with the challenges of life, causes some people to wilt and others to flourish and grow stronger? Faith, hope and love… Continue reading

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Beyond Common

We need those special incidents that help us to be aware of others’ love for us and to be aware of our love for them. Continue reading

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A Reminder of Mystery

Though we seldom embrace them with genuine joy, we need those times of testing… and the sincere and fervent prayers of others in order to endure those times! Continue reading

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Warm Blessing on a Chilly Day

As Charlie Daniels sang many years ago, “There’s some things in this world you just can’t explain.” Some of those things are mighty fine! Continue reading

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Beyond Fire and Pain

Even when I cannot fathom the present moment, I will trust the coming hours to him who holds all things. Continue reading

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