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Why Did Jesus Love the Prostitutes and the Tax Collectors?

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Matthew 21:23-32

You’ve done it again.

After an intense bout with temptation, you’ve surrendered. 1,195 more words


More Than a Spelling Test

As a student, English was always one of my worst subjects.  During my college entrance exam at the University of Delaware, I scored higher on Spanish than I did English.  311 more words


How To Handle Sadness, Grief After Las Vegas Shooting: Experts

CHICAGO (CBS) — The shooting scene is hundreds of miles away, but the aftermath is also felt here in Chicago.

Many are left feeling vulnerable and unsure of how to deal with grief and sadness. 399 more words


Secure people embrace criticisms

Criticisms are healthy. They aid in renewal and in revitalization to bring about change for the better. Without criticisms, we will be stuck with the same old same old. 794 more words

The Bride

There's A New Voice At Washington's National Cathedral Who's Saying What Needs To Be Said.

Although I’m not Episcopalian, I have a special feeling about the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. This is because I was born and raised in DC and lived just a short distance from the Cathedral, so I often played on the beautiful grounds surrounding the edifice and my mother took me there frequently to attend the concerts which seemed to be happening all the time. 612 more words


Doubling down on the same-old hate, or drawing a new battle line?

I have a half-finished “Adventures in dictionaries” post that I meant to have ready for today, but I realized that my quick dismissal of the… 854 more words


Confessions of a recovering evangelical, part 2

When I was a teen-ager our church had a debate about locks. I think the precipitating event was the purchase of a new organ for the main sanctuary, but I also know there had been an incident of one of the other churches in the neighborhood being vandalized. 1,432 more words