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The Future of America Does Not Depend On Politics. It Depends On You.

This is not a post about voting or candidates or issues.

I repeat: this is not a post about voting or candidates or issues.

Mostly because I am tired of even thinking about voting and candidates and issues – and I say this as someone who has been spared the barrage of political ads thanks to a decision to try out internet television instead of cable.  830 more words

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Naked Ladies

No, I didn’t use this title so would look… but I guess you did.

Actually, that’s what these flowers are called. OK, technically, they are called… 198 more words

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Keep Back Nothing

Keep back nothing. Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. Nothing in you that has not died will ever be raised from the dead. 40 more words

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More like Jesus

More like Jesus would I be, Let my Savior dwell in me;
Fill my soul with peace and love, make me gentle as a dove; 124 more words

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The Altar of Burnt Offering

EXODUS    27    IN    FOCUS

Build an altar of acacia wood, three cubits[a] high; it is to be square, five cubits long and five cubits wide’ 1,098 more words

"It is I; be not afraid"

For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you. -Hebrews 13:5

If my testimony be worth aught, I have always found that when I am most distressed about circumstances that I cannot control, when my hope seems to flicker where it ought to flare, when the worthlessness and wretchedness of my nature obscure the evident of any goodness and virtue imparted to me or wrought in me, just then it is that a sweet spring of cool consolation bubbles up to quench my thirst, and a sweet voice greets my ear, “It is I; be not afraid”…Oh! 237 more words

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Where are the mothers in the family of God?

Last week I had lunch with my friend and minister, Deborah.

Deborah is on the ministerial staff at The Cathedral Church of the Advent in downtown Birmingham, where my husband and I are members. 805 more words

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