Tag Archives: Faith

Who is thankful for you?

If that’s how they talk to each other in public, I thought, I can’t imagine how they speak to one another at home. I was at the grocery a few days before Thanksgiving. Another middle age couple passed by, arguing … Continue reading

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Tim Kaine – A good and faithful servant

While he was Governor of Virginia, I interacted with Tim Kaine on many occasions. Here are a few personal reflections on the faith of Sen. Kaine, the Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States. After the Virginia Tech … Continue reading

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The world is too much with us

When I shared this on Facebook recently, this was one of the comments: “There were years when this was true for me – why that stopped is beyond me.” Considering a response, I was reminded of a poem by William … Continue reading

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Strange bedfellows

This is awkward. In a June 5 Facebook post, Franklin Graham suggested it’s time to “fight the tide of moral decay that is being crammed down our throats by big business, the media, and the gay & lesbian community.” Because … Continue reading

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Solomon in all his glory

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Finding your elephant

Three blindfolded people were led to an elephant. The first person touched the elephant’s ear and said, “This is soft and supple like well worn leather.” The second person touched the elephant tusk and said, “This is hard and smooth, … Continue reading

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Shadowboxing with God

Are you familiar with Plato’s allegory of the cave? A super simple explanation goes like this: People are chained in a cave, facing a back wall, unable to turn their heads. There’s a fire behind the people and objects hung … Continue reading

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About faith

How do we know how hungry someone else is? Or how thirsty? How do we understand how tired or how cold? How do we appreciate how happy or how well-rested someone may be? How do you know what a stranger’s … Continue reading

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For non-believers – faith on the Field of Dreams

Have you seen the movie Field of Dreams? Ray and his wife and daughter and Terrance Mann can all see the baseball players. But her brother and other strangers can’t see the men on the field. From the brother’s perspective, … Continue reading

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