Tag Archives: Healing

What do you want me to do for you?

In the Gospel reading, Mark 10:46-52, Jesus asks the blind man Bartimaeus, “What do you want me to do for you?” What a powerful question. Can you imagine being in Bartimaeus’ sandals? What would you have Jesus do for you? … Continue reading

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When Butterflies Rule the World

#187985100 / gettyimages.com Do you ever wonder if your small efforts, quiet prayers, unseen actions ever do any good? I know sometimes I do. Recently I was reading about the mathematician and meteorologist Edward Norton Lorenz (1917-2008). In the early … Continue reading

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Confessions of an 8 Year Old Bandit

I got my start in business at a very early age; actual business and funny business. In the summer of 1966, I was the assistant-cashier-shelf stocker-sawdust spreader-feather duster-inventory control manager-and general side kick to my grandpa Oliver, at his corner … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, to Me!

Today is my birthday. It’s not my actual birthday, but it is, what I consider my spiritual birthday. Here in the “buckle of the Bible-belt,” we hear a lot about born-again experiences. Well, on this date in 1996 I had … Continue reading

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5 Things White People Should Avoid Saying (or Posting…) about Race Relations

I hear many of my friends, and friends of friends, through conversations and social media comment on the current state of race relations. I am often surprised by their lack of understanding, empathy, or Christian charity towards people of color. … Continue reading

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