What has come into being in him was life, and the life was the light of all people. — John 1:3. In this passage we sometimes overlook the words “all people.” Too many consider Christ and his message as exclusive, and that he belongs to a select few of believers. John throws that thought out…

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Out of the blue, I came across a You Tube video of Joan Baez at a Memorial service for Ram Dass. She spoke about the last time she saw him before he died. She asked if he was in a lot of pain and he said, “Yes.” Then she asked, “What do you do about…

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And remember,  I am with you always. — Matthew 28:20b. One of the best things we can do when someone is grieving or suffering is be present. Words, gifts, etc. are helpful, but it is your presence that brings the most comfort. In  the above passage we are reminded that no matter what, God is with…

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In the movie A Few Good Men, Jack Nicholson insists on being called Colonel, saying he believed he had earned it. Later his words come back when the Judge tells him that he is to be called Judge or Your Honor, he knew he had earned it. Both characters were asking for respect from others based…

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I pour out my soul when I think on these things…. — Psalm 42:4. Have you ever suggested that someone, “Let it all out, get it off your chest.” I hope you have, and more importantly I hope you have. May I  make a suggestion? Find a quiet place where it’s just you and God, and…

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