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My Beloved St. John

I keep checking on reports coming out of the U.S. Virgin Islands. I’m so concerned for the people and the economy of St. John. The Caribbean is hurricane haven, so islanders are used to destruction caused by storms, but Irma delivered a crippling punch. The rebuilding process will require much patience. For now, the folks […]

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Seeking Good in the Aftermath of Destruction

Wide-scale destruction. Over the course of a week our eyes behold images of the ravaging path of hurricanes, flooding, fires, terrorists… We see so much suffering in our land and in our world. Unity is a virtue that shines brightly in the aftermath of destruction. Being negatively affected together unites us. The force of bonding […]

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The Coming Storm

My two most distinct dreams of late have both illustrated a theme of the shortness of time. In the dream I had last month, I even said the words, “We are in the eleventh hour.” That is a clear message. The watchmen and women on the wall are sounding the alarm. That we all have […]

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though I walk through the valley

Tragedy strikes again.  To see the images of destruction in Moore, Oklahoma is to come to grips with just how small we are as humans and how frail our lives really are. Within the hour of the tornado’s wreaking havoc, I tuned in to the live stream telecast of the area’s local news channel and […]

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