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A new kind of praying?

Knowing how to pray and communicate with the Lord God in heaven is so important that Jesus, while on earth, taught exactly how we must each pray in the “Lord’s Prayer.” But two thousand years later, worshippers still go about … Continue reading

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Beyond who I think I am

All through history, the human species has suspected that there are higher forms of consciousness than that which we are accustomed to experiencing in our daily lives. The challenge has been the attainability of such mind-stretching realities, where we instantly … Continue reading

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The author/publisher relationship is an image and likeness of the human will and understanding

I know this because I am an author and publisher as well as enjoying both a human will (love) and human understanding (intellect). An author represents the human will because he or she is the heart and life of the … Continue reading

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Does God grieve over the deaths of our loved ones?

Absolutely not! We finite humans grieve from a finite or limited principle—from our own subjective viewpoint and emotional need. You see, it is we physical humans who actually suffer after the loss of a loved one, because we often acknowledge … Continue reading

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God’s Justice is not Social Justice

This is a topic I have tried to stay away from, but the declining conditions of life on earth are forcing me to say something—now! Current governments and worldviews are being challenged because of the increasing inequalities between the rich … Continue reading

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The Devil and the Cross

The Devil had a serious look of concern on his face. Jesus had been nailed to the cross for several hours and still showed no signs of trying to get off and kick some butt. This is not what the … Continue reading

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What is God doing about Haiti?

Plenty! But before I can discuss God’s involvement in this human disaster we have to take into consideration that there are two worlds—the physical world and the spiritual world. Otherwise, those of us still on earth might blame the Creator … Continue reading

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My dying mom snubbed healthcare

Around February 1995 I received a dreadful call from my mother. She gave me the news that her doctor “thought that she had pancreatic cancer.” My first response to her was “What do you mean he thinks you have cancer?” … Continue reading

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A devil works twice as hard as a good person but half as hard as an angel

This is a topic worth contemplating because it addresses how God governs the universe and even allows “bad” people to be rewarded and to seemingly get ahead of those with only goodness in their heart. Since good-hearted people are more … Continue reading

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Without misfortune, distress, and sickness our lives would suffer.

That may sound like a great paradox but I am referring to eternal happiness not worldly happiness. We usually are happy when things are going OUR way. That is, happiness is obtained when life and the world all fall into … Continue reading

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