Revealing Who You Are!

There was an amusing story about a Japanese woman who was recounting a meeting with a man whom she abruptly described as using the English word "jerk." The person writing the…

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Feeling at Home in Church!

Sister Mary Jo Leddy in her book, Memories of War, Promises of Peace, writes about her parents' World War II experiences.  Her father, Jack Leddy, was a surgeon in the Allied…

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Forgiveness and Peace!

Leslie Weatherhead (1893-1976) was an English theologian. In his book Psychology in Service Of The Soul, he tells of a woman who came to him on the verge of a breakdown.  She was…

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Die Somewhere Else!

Here is the entire story I read on the FRONT PAGE of the Florida Sun Sentinel on Saturday, July 24th…… “HAVE HIM DIE SOMEWHERE ELSE!” A lawn care worker tried…

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Ugly Laws!

The City of Big Shoulders, a.k.a. Chicago, Illinois, was the last major city to have an "Ugly Law."  It states: "No person who is diseased, maimed, mutilated or in any way deformed so…

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A Boring Jesus?

The people who hung Jesus on the cross never accused him of being a bore. On the contrary, they thought he was too dynamic to be safe.  It has been…

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Who Is At Fault?

One person gets nothing but discord out of a piano.  Another person gets harmony from the same piano.  No one claims the piano is at fault. Life is about the same.…

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Take My Mattress!

In his book titled Whispering the Lyrics, Dr. Tom Long takes us back almost 60 years to our nation’s struggle for racial equality: "During the prime days of the struggle for…

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