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Mar 18 2013

Invictus, captain of my soul?

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I first came across the poem Invictus by William Ernest Hensley several years ago on an Internet forum I used to hang out on.  An avowed atheist who posted there would occasionally sign his posts off with it.  If I had encountered the poem  when I was an atheist, I would have loved it.  As …

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Sep 02 2012

The Interweaving of the Days

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 It is a good thing to learn to live by the day. We should devote all our strength to the doing well of each day’s tasks — and then should disengage ourselves altogether from its entanglements. Emerson puts it well: “Finish every day — and be done with it. You have …

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Aug 07 2012

Should Christians Shun Homosexuals?

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There’s been a lot of talk and news reports over the recent controversy with respect to Chick-fil-A’s president public opposition to homosexual marriage. The controversy is not a new one and it won’t be the last time. It is said that Christians are not tolerant towards homosexuals. I looked up the word tolerance to ensure …

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Feb 26 2012

Christian Terminology

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I was reading an article where an Indiana pastor did not like the word “saved” or “born again” to describe Christians.  He felt it was an “insider” term that can be uninviting or confusing to non-Christians or even can ostracize those that may be searching.  He states that he likes to “substitute the word ‘saved’ …

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Dec 30 2009

So Many Religions to Choose From

So many doors but only one leads to God

I know someone who shopped around for a religion to follow and found one that fit her needs.  She found a perfect religion that accommodated her views and her lifestyle.  She became religious.  Another person I know took a little from this religion and a little from that religion and she too became religious.  In …

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