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Blessed are the …

Almost three weeks ago, I posted from a small fishing village on the northeast coast of Brazil. My post mentioned my location, apologized for not having something new to post, linked to a piece from several years ago, and stated … Continue reading

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Of Satisfaction and Yearning

Some might find it absurd if a pastor mentioned the Rolling Stones in a sermon. Unless of course, he needed an example of the wages of sin and excess. One look at Mick Jagger’s face is all one needs to … Continue reading

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Which Jesus?

In “Whose Jesus” AnOldSinner discussed the idea that many people are seeking their personal interpretation of Jesus instead of the Jesus found in the Holy Bible. While the thought of people seeking an image of Jesus meeting their personal expectations … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept

A little more than a year ago AnOldSinner wrote “Whose Jesus.” It was inspired by another writer’s essay about problems young, and some not so young, Christians were having with Evangelical Churches. The writer opined that Millennials and others were … Continue reading

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Coming Together?

Well, someone got me late last year.  I opened my email and there it was.  One of my friends forwarded an email with the subject USA Map.  Given the fact the presidential election was held a few weeks earlier, I … Continue reading

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Of Guilt-Trips, Fear and Faith

Writing is a curious undertaking.  Whether a hobby, a coping mechanism or a career, a writer is often dealing with his or her own demons or issues while writing.  Somewhere in the analysis of an issue or topic, a writer … Continue reading

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The M & M’s® Gospel

What do you do when the minister starts talking about generosity? Do you unconsciously check your pocket to make certain your wallet is there? Do you run math calculations through your mind wondering how much money you can afford to … Continue reading

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