Tag Archives: hope

Course correction

“AA is one of the only places I know where you can claim to be the worst person in the room and have to fight for the title.” – Tom, commenting on one of this week’s Catches Time for a … Continue reading

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Mutual aid fellowship

Many people’s experience with church is spending an hour on Sunday morning or Saturday night worshiping God in music and listening to someone teach from the word of God. Contact with others is limited and entirely up to you to … Continue reading

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I Still Believe

For people like us in places like this We need all the hope that we can get      – James Paul Goodwin and Michael Been As believers who have been rescued from the stereotype, we share a strong sense … Continue reading

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Get serious!

I’m getting close to being mad, but then again, that would be against everything I’m about to say. Still I have a question: how long have I been holding forth in this little corner of cyberspace — questioning, suggesting, sometimes … Continue reading

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A Thrill of Hope

  A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices For yonder breaks a new glorious morn It created a shudder through the galaxy — a breaking story that rocked all worlds. It rippled through the stars and slapped against the … Continue reading

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Next door, but far, far away

This last weekend, my wife, Marti, attended the baby shower for our daughter-in-law, Elizabeth; we are about to become grandparents for the first time. For one of her gifts, Marti wrote a fairy tale, The Pigeon with the Ruby Collar, … Continue reading

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Heralds of spring

Arise, my love, my fair one,     and come away; for lo, the winter is past,     the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth,     the time of singing has come, and the voice of … Continue reading

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