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Do not be afraid

As a year ends and another begins, I pause to reflect upon the year gone by and consider the year to come. The Roman god Janus was the god of gates, halls, doors, and doorways. The god of beginnings and … Continue reading

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A Roman god and a new year

  The Roman god Janus was the god of gates, halls, doors, and doorways. The god of beginnings and endings. Usually depicted with two faces looking in opposite directions, Janus frequently symbolized change and transitions, such as the progression of … Continue reading

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Celebrating pagan holidays

Listen to anyone criticize Christianity and eventually they may mention the notion that Christian holidays are based on pagan holidays. Which would make sense if ancient Christians celebrated modern holidays like Christmas and Easter. But they didn’t. The book of … Continue reading

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