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The Symphony of Sympathy

There is a world of difference between sympathy and sorrow. We can have a genuine sorrow for a friend facing heartbreak over some crushing trial or disappointment without the personal experience of what such a friend may be passing through, but we cannot have sympathy for him unless we have sat where he is sitting. 125 more words


The Story So Far: Auditor wants power to fight corruption/Duffy gets April court date

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Tuesday, Sept. 23.¬† Click on the audio player below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 31 more words


Painful Purification: Beauty from Ashes.

I’m so stoked, and honored, to share a special guest post from Deanna Brown. This dear friend has walked a difficult road the past four years. 2,257 more words

Madeleine L'Engle

Day 85 - The Car Crash

When Amy was questioned at the scene; when the police got her statement days later at her house; when she was testifying in a packed courtroom, she always told the same story, beat by beat. 338 more words

The Here And Now

Tentatio: When Suffering Is a Good Thing (Psalm 119:65-72)

Sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (9/21/2014)

Text: Psalm 119:65-72

Theme: Tentatio – When Suffering Is a Good Thing

This is the third sermon in a series entitled  2,185 more words


The Goodness of God....Part 2

As I studied the goodness of God and thought about Him being good all the time in my life I remembered the times when I was disappointed with God in the circumstances that I was in.  561 more words