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#AtoZChallenge: 'R' is for Religion

When I was a kid and teen, my grandmother used to call me a “heathen.” Whenever I was sassy, made crude jokes, or did something silly, I was “acting like a heathen.” I’ve taken to calling my kids heathens, too, although it’s usually more of a term of affection. 416 more words


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Wonderful interfaith event

I am grateful I had the privilege of being on the planning committee for this wonderful interfaith event. This was the 38th Annual Women’s Interfaith Conference in St. 171 more words


Like Children

“At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew‬ ‭18:1-3‬ ‭ESV‬‬). 425 more words


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A Man's Entire Life Preaches His Funeral

Selection from Arcana Cœlestia ~ Emanuel Swedenborg

How the case is with the salvation of men after their decease, it shall be briefly stated. There are many who say that man is saved by faith, or, in their words, if he only has faith; but for the most part they are those who do not know what faith is. 325 more words

Emanuel Swedenborg

Winners or Losers?

….an innocent child who never had a choice pays the ultimate price.

The sun is setting, and an anxious parent awaits the return home of their little child from a weekend rendezvous. 366 more words

"Growing Old(er) Grace-fully"

“Growing Old(er) Grace-fully” < Click here to listen!

“No matter how old you are, God is not yet finished with you! We’ll concentrate on four keys to growing old grace-fully.”
Keynote Scripture: 1 Timothy 5


Thomas Paine: British Revolutionary, French Prisoner, American anti-hero.

Giving just a few simplistic reasons as to why we should admire Thomas Paine, is in many ways as facile as writing “Twelve reasons why Napoleon was an important man.”  3,335 more words