Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fire from Heaven

“I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place.” —Harriet Beecher Stowe, 19th Century American writer and the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) … Continue reading

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Finishing the Race

“Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” —the fictional “Mrs. Fletcher” in a 1990s advertisement for a remote home medical alarm system. “In the dust of defeat, as well as the laurels of victory, there is glory to be … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Power: Pride or Love?

For pride is spiritual cancer: it eats up the very possibility of love, or contentment, or even common sense. ― C.S. Lewis It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. —St. Augustine … Continue reading

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Unlimited Once More

See, the Conqueror mounts in triumph, See the King in royal state, Riding on the clouds His chariot To His heavenly palace-gate; Hark, the choirs of angel voices Joyful halleluiahs sing, And the portals high are lifted, To receive their … Continue reading

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