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The threefold purpose of the church

As I see it, there is a threefold purpose for the existence of the church of God. Each of these purposes is connected to and dependent upon the other two. 681 more words

Faith And Life


“Of all the acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.”

Thomas Carlyle

House cleaning is therapeutic. 540 more words

The Adventures of a Camp Counselor: Sign #56

Sign #56: Some of the strongest emotions you have ever felt were during the serious times at camp.

Emotions are definitely intensified when you’re at camp. 485 more words


Resignation to the Divine Will

Resignation to the divine will is one of the last and highest attainments of the Christian life. It is what is ultimately to be aimed at, as essential to comfort here–and happiness hereafter. 239 more words


Devotion for Thursday Before the Second Sunday of Advent, Year B (ELCA Daily Lectionary)

Above:  The Crack in the Fabric of the Universe, from Doctor Who:  The Time of the Doctor (2013)

A screen capture via PowerDVD and a legal DVD… 493 more words



by Natalie Zellat Dyen (Huntington Valley, PA)

When someone breaks your heart
Into a thousand pieces
Toss a handful
Into the night sky
To shine like stars… 163 more words

American Jewry