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Puzzle Masquerading As Aslan

If you’re a fan of C. S. Lewis’s children’s fantasy, The Chronicles Of Narnia, you’re probably familiar with a line often quoted about Aslan, the Christ-like character in the world of Narnia. 612 more words

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Martin Luther King And Racial Divide

In my community dominated by Hispanic Americans, I’m an ethnic minority. Perhaps that’s made me sensitive to the plight of Hispanics in America, especially with immigration reform having become such a hotbed issue. 778 more words

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Hateful, Mean Christians

More than once I’ve read the charge that Christians are hateful and mean. It goes along with the idea that God is a wrathful tyrant. The concept started with the idea that He is, and therefore we are, a kill-joy. 1,006 more words

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Identity

Much is made of identity theft these days, but a new consideration has come up with the terrorist attacks in France. This identity issue was something discussed on a news program. 969 more words

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Hope And The Here And Now

While I acknowledge that this world is filled with disappointment, I also recognize the beauty of God’s handiwork. Yes, there is sadness, but there are also joys. 704 more words

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The Foundation Of Hope

I don’t know much about Advent. Here’s what the always helpful Wikipedia says about it:

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas.

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Why Thanksgiving Day

I love Thanksgiving. For a number of years I said it was my favorite holiday.

My church used to hold special Thanksgiving Day services—a kind of “come as you are” affair back in the days when everyone still dressed up for church. 857 more words

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