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January 7, 2019

Beyond Loneliness: Is There a Cure?

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Graham’s story is not as unique as we might like to believe. Loneliness is becoming endemic, especially in developed nations. We live in an age where increasing longevity leaves a growing number of elderly folk alone after the death of a spouse. But...

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April 13, 2018

Broken But Blessed: Journeying from Pain to Peace with Unlikely Guides

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I wish I could say that my questions were answered during this examination of the Beatitudes. But I discovered no tidy explanations of suffering, nor can I minimize its impact on human life. Repeatedly in my conversations, however, I encountered the...

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January 17, 2018

Praying for His Persecutors

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This week, as our country celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and simultaneously realized just how far we are from his vision of racial peace and justice, I was reminded of a film I watched last year. Accidental Courtesy tells the story...

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November 15, 2017

Living the Beatitudes: Do Those Who Have Nothing Have Everything?

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I’m not sure if it was coincidental or if God arranged it for a reason, but on September 20, 2017, the day Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico as a Category four storm, I found myself outside an ancient brick church in one of the low-income...

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