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Historical Creeds and the Task of Defining a Christian

I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.

With these words our church fathers launched into the brief synopsis of the Christian faith commonly known as the Nicene Creed. 1,498 more words

Church History | Repeating Its Mistakes

I had every intention of writing and sharing a Music-Related post for today. However, in researching an alleged quote from Church history, I found myself completely immersed in a rabbit hole of Church history and simply couldn’t resist sharing what I found. 2,990 more words

Christian Living


Quaker name and Quaker fame
Do not a Quaker make,
But leaving all the choice to God
What paths to shun or take.

given to me as I woke this morning.


A clumsy jump into retirement

The post below was written for an exercise in my creative writing class.

I can’t do it any longer. It will kill me if I keep going. 603 more words


Thursday March 5, 2015

Proverbs 16:22a  Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it,

About six weeks after meeting the Lord, I went up to Minneapolis for what I thought was going to be a youth retreat for high school and college age over Thanksgiving.    430 more words

Got Doubts? Join the Club.

By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB

This TED Talk can be listened to on many levels. For Lent, it led me to consider the role of doubt in faith … my faith, your faith, all humanity’s faith. 184 more words


Random Question # 1...

Can a lack of discernment of God’s presence in our lives lead to a denial of His activity in our lives?…‪#‎thinkonthesethings‬

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