Tag Archives: God

The Edge

I have come to the conclusion that God often allows the Christian to go through such complete emotional/psychological dismemberment that nothing is left except the thing he started with — following Christ no matter what may come. Advertisements

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Doomsday Gospel

“Westboro Baptist Church targets Taylor Swift,” the headline read. The article had a flavor of outrage, and rightly so. Fred Phelps, WBC’s leader and tireless purveyor of damnation, is at it again. This time, as chronicled by Pop Spy’s Jennifer O’Dell, … Continue reading

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Diverging Paths

I got a text from an old friend yesterday that put the last 20 years of my life in a whole different light. I had an insanely demanding day yesterday and wasn’t able to read Richard’s text until this morning

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Religious Dogfight

“Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.” –Blaise Pascal, Pensees It was just one flake in a blizzard of More Bad News on MSN.com. Police in Illinois

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