Tag Archives: Humbleness

Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 6

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 6 – What is that weird silk bracelet thingy on your wrist?  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and … Continue reading

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 2

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 2.  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and said to me: Why are you dressed like that? 

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Forgiveness

Through my career as a chaplain in the Army I heard more than a few people say: God cannot forgive me.  The people who said this had a wide range of offenses that they believed were unforgivable by God.  There … Continue reading

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I Want a Better Prayer Life

I want a better prayer life.  The first response to such a statement (at least among people of faith) is frequently, “Don’t we all.”  This desire for better prayer lives is

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You Are A Dog

How would you feel if the most important person you know called you a dog?

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A Solitary Life

He was born in an obscure village, The child of a peasant woman. He grew up in still another village, Where he worked in a carpenter shop Until he was thirty. Then for three years He was an itinerant preacher. … Continue reading

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Pomp and Vain Glory

The lyrics of the hymn we were singing said, “Your majesty, I can but bow.  I lay my all before You now.  In royal robes I don’t deserve I live to serve Your majesty.” 

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