Category Archives: Contemplation

The Ghost of Christmas Present: A Journey Into Joy

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The Ghost of Christmas Present: A Journey Into Joy From the prison to the poor-house, Scrooge discovers what life requires of us who have been given so much.  He also learns what life exacts from others when we hoard our … Continue reading

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The Bible is a Living, Breathing Document Designed to Bring Life!

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The Bible is a living, breathing document designed to bring life to the heart and soul of its reader! The writer of Hebrews makes a most powerful proclamation in this regard when he says, in Hebrews 4:12 – 13, “For … Continue reading

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Practicing the Ancient Art of Reading Well!

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We are not born readers.  If we were, then focusing on how we read would be unnecessary. The art of reading well is one that has to be developed over time.  It’s not native, or instinctive, by a longshot. Reading … Continue reading

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