Category Archives: spiritual

Pentecost: Convincing Illumination

“A man is not really convinced of a philosophic theory when he finds something proves it. He is only really convinced when he finds that everything proves it.” – G.K. Chesterton A  Jewish scholar who became a Christian and who … Continue reading

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Power in Prayer

“When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples to ask him, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” “Jesus replied, “Go back and report to … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

      When a child, I attended the Barnum and Bailey circus at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was advertised as the “Greatest Show On Earth.” And boasted three-ring entertainment, meaning that there were three acts occurring at … Continue reading

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An Easter Sign

  The branches seen at the entrance of our shed fell during Holy Week. They form the shape of the cross. This unusual event is only surpassed by the fact that after recent strong winds of up to 50+ miles … Continue reading

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Lent and The Paradox of the Cross

LENT The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday; with the participants being marked with ashes and the words “Repent and believe in the Good News” are prayed. The expectation is to imitate the example of Jesus’ prayer and fasting in the … Continue reading

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What I Have Done

Cain Murders Abel In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground,  and Abel for his part brought of the firstlings of his flock, their fat portions. And the Lord had … Continue reading

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A Saint Valentine’s Day Story

“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” – G.K. Chesterton The Cardinal is one of the most popular birds. It is the official bird of as many as seven eastern states. It has extended … Continue reading

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