Our Dwelling Place During These Tumultuous Times

The tremendous, rapid change that occurred surrounding COVID-19 from Sunday to Sunday this past week is mind-boggling. Life in the world as we know it has changed dramatically in the span of a few short days. A workweek that started with cautious optimism ended with our President announcing a National Declaration of Emergency. The changes […]

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The Harrowing Problem of Self-Centeredness

Like many of my fellow Gen-Xers, I came of age in the “Me Generation,” during a time that young Baby Boomers lived by the mantra “You Gotta Look Out For Number One.” An era that author Tom Wolfe dubbed the “Me Decade,” saw the rise of a culture of narcissism. Looking out for number one […]

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Lord, Hear My Cry! | An Ash Wednesday Prayer

Today, believers around the world are marking the beginning of the 2020 Lenten season commemorating Ash Wednesday. Christians from different denominations celebrate Ash Wednesday in different ways with many people marking their foreheads with ash in the shape of a cross to symbolize our sinful nature and need for salvation. It is a holy day of […]

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Lent 2020| Focusing Our Hearts on God

Wednesday, February 26 marks the beginning of the 2020 Lenten season that runs until April 11, the Saturday before Easter. How are you observing Lent this year? What are you giving up for this year’s Lenten season? Observed by a number of denominations, Lent is an earnest period of preparation for Christians leading up to […]

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My Monday Morning Cup | The Miracle on Ice

Featuring athletic feats by figure skater Robin Cousins, alpine skier Ingemar Stenmark, and speed skater Eric Heiden, the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York would prove to be one of the greatest Winter games. On Friday, February 22, 1980, it seemed like everybody in the world was a hockey fan. As great as […]

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