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The Voice of God

Have you ever heard some spiritual superstar talk about how he or she “heard from God”? My hackles tend to rise immediately upon hearing such talk, invariably in the form of something like, “God told me I should do this”. … Continue reading

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Job’s job

The story of Job as told in the Hebrew scriptures – also part of the Old Testament canon of the Christian bible – has mystified ministers, theologians, and laymen alike for centuries. What are the odds a knucklehead like me … Continue reading

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Mephibosheth

My faith is a big part of how I deal with MS, just as it’s a big part of all I do. As the primary guide for the Christian faith, the Bible doesn’t say a lot about disability. But it … Continue reading

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Death wish

I’m a rock-n-roller from way back. When I was really young, I resisted the siren call of R&R for a while, but it was no use. The music took me and nothing has been the same since. My tastes were … Continue reading

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Heaven, hope, and co-pays

Heaven. Everyone has an opinion about it: What is it? What’s it like? Who goes there? Is it there at all? Some beliefs are grounded in bizarre supernatural experiences, some in hearsay, and others are the products of lively and … Continue reading

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DIY Psalms

While I’m a Monty Python fan in general, there’s a completely unfair line in “Monty Python’s Holy Grail”, attributed to God Himself, about the Psalms.  A blasphemous image of The Big Guy Upstairs says, “It’s like those miserable Psalms– they’re … Continue reading

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What does that mean? Take it like a child

“You have heard that it was said…” Jesus began many of His exhortations with that expression.  As was His practice, He used those words to challenge conventional wisdom.  His followers today would do well to follow His example. You have … Continue reading

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