Be Not Afraid

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It has been a curious month for me. Every so often the phrase be not afraid streams through my mind. When it does I feel a settling of the fibers in my body much like when you open a vacuum sealed bag of coffee and the grounds settle into a softer state. I don’t know if


Sharing Your Journey

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I’m reading an excellent book right now, Praying for Strangers by River Jordan. It is the true story of a woman who’s two sons were going off to war. As a means of coping with her own fears she made a New Year’s resolution to pray for a complete stranger every day of the year. The book


Silent Heroes

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Silent Heroes We most often hear the word hero when there has been a tragedy or life threatening situation. On Memorial Day we honor the countless heroes in the military who have fought for our country. First responders to 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, Newtown Shootings, Boston Marathon etc. are among the heroes we hold


Sandusky’s Victims: Numbers 1 through 8

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Their faces have been hidden from the cameras, their names replaced by numbers. Tactics used to keep their anonymity and protect their privacy.  I understand entirely but oh, how it breaks my heart. It makes them sound like objects and objects they were to a sick man using them for his own pleasure. That is