Tag Archives: mercy

An Uncommon Vengeance

Have somebody do something mean to you? Here’s how to really get ’em good! Continue reading

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Sports Cliches and Judgment Days

One of the most maddening things about March Madness is hearing the same old sports cliches a dozen times a day. Continue reading

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A Thursday Blessing

I pray that this day’s rising
finds you warm and rested,
ready for whatever lies before you. Continue reading

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Higher Learning

An angry young woman learns that better choices usually yield better results. Continue reading

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A Greater Grace

To show mercy and seek good for someone who has done you great harm: this is what it means to follow Christ. Continue reading

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Golden Gloves & White Robes (Sunday School with Alex Gordon)

Once I’ve practiced Jesus as much as Alex Gordon has practiced baseball, I’ll be able to forgive without even breaking a sweat! Continue reading

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What Goes Around

Raking up leaves that you know came from your neighbor’s trees might lead to unexpected insights… and a neater lawn. Continue reading

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Prayer for Monday

True, spiritual worship requires a harmony of action and belief; claim is not enough. Continue reading

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A Unilateral Truce

It might be that showing mercy to ourselves frees us to show greater mercy to others… Continue reading

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Community College

Imagine leaving your family three thousand miles away to achieve a dream and then see that dream shatter… how rich might mercy seem in that moment? Continue reading

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