A natural tendency as we get older is to harden and become cynical. We lose our youthful optimism and hope. It reminds me of the opening scene in one of my favorite movie, The Big Chill, where the preacher laments, “Where Did Hope Go?” Yet if we look around, if we are aware, we see examples…

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We experience time after time how fragile and precious every moment is. Life may teach us this truth when we are young, when we are old, or any time in between. To be aware of this fragility in Eastern culture is to be mindful. In western culture the word is more often called being aware.…

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Faith is not being sure where you are going, but going anyway. A Journey without maps. — Frederick Buechner Yesterday I spoke to a Rotary Club in Charlotte. Given my life’s journey, it is hard to pinpoint what an audience wants to hear — Politics, Football, Writing Novels, Sabbatical, Organ Transplants, etc. — the list…

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Jesus went through Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every disease and every sickness among the people. — Matthew 4:23 Reading the above passage I’m reminded that as a follower I am to walk in Christ’s steps including healing. Now I’m no doctor or nurse, I’d be a…

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