Tag Archives: Sin

Control

Control has become a cornerstone of American life and culture. I see it constantly. Public transportation is limited to large cities because we must own a vehicle to control when we depart and arrive. Helicopter parents manage every aspect of … Continue reading

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Power play

In team sports a power play occurs when one team is penalized by temporarily reducing its number of active players due to a rules infraction. It’s a common occurrence in ice hockey and lacrosse, for example. In rugby union it’s called … Continue reading

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Which dandelion are you?

I was walking my dog this morning when I crossed from the carefully manicured neighborhood lawns (why do we do that?) to an adjacent field. The difference was dramatic. The flora shifted from dark green, uniform Fescue to an unruly … Continue reading

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I’m sick

Have you ever been really sick? I’m not talking about a cold or the flu, I’m talking about “there is something seriously wrong with me.” The sick that sends you to the doctor ready to do anything to get back … Continue reading

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Lost and hurting? Drop the k

Leprosy is an infectious skin disease that causes lesions and nerve damage of the skin, upper respiratory tract, and eyes. It is spread by skin to skin contact. Leprosy is a chronic condition that can last a lifetime without medical … Continue reading

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A moving walkway life

Do you ever dwell on the past? Have you ever caught yourself reliving previous mistakes over and over and over again? Give me five minutes of quiet, particularly between 3 am and 6 am, and I’ll give you 10 of … Continue reading

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Free-giveness

We are lucky. Despite our bad behavior and sin-separation from God, our relationship is healed through Jesus’ sacrifice. We are forgiven without cost to us when we accept Jesus as our savior. Our forgiveness is free (although it came at … Continue reading

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