Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

God Bless Us, Every One!

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God Bless Us, Every One! Just before the light of Christmas morning beams into Scrooge’s newly minted heart, the gloom of Christmas Yet-to-Come settles deep within the bowels of his soul. Of all the apparitions, this is the one Scrooge … Continue reading

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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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Wanting to Extinguish What Must Be Explored, Pt. 2

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Wanting to Extinguish What Must Be Explored, Pt. 2 I remember the moment when my calling to minister within a congregational context solidified its hold on me. As I recall, it was a moment filled with complexity and confusion.  It … Continue reading

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