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Three Little Words

These three little power-packed words stopped me in my tracks. I’ve been waylaid by summer company which has led to lots of good conversation and family reunions, breakfasts at the local diner and cruising through antique shops. I’m also trying to finish a book of child immigrant stories. And in the back of my mind I’m composing a Bible study on Romans 3 for the end of September. I enjoy all of these things but in the midst of them I sometimes feel I’ve drifted away from God. Then, these words – Continue reading

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Burning Words

The rhythm formed by a writer’s unique way of stringing phrases and sentences together becomes their voice. This voice becomes the author’s trademark. Take Irish writer, Frank McCourt, (Angela’s Ashes, Teacher Man, ‘Tis) as an example. It wasn’t unusual for McCourt … Continue reading

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Do I Really Need to Have All the Answers?

I’m reading the book of Job. I’m at the part where his windbag friends take turns giving lengthy speeches. Poor Job is heartbroken over the deaths of his children and the loss of his business. Sick, in pain and depressed, Job becomes upset with … Continue reading

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