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The Deal Is Still On!

When you are a high achiever, getting things done is what you do. In moments of productivity there is nothing worse than realizing you missed something significant and the deadline has passed. …

  • Finish What You Start

    One of history’s more accomplished storytellers spun a masterful tale that is known in every corner of …

  • Worry and Fear Go Together

    How many of you reading this article are worried or fearful about something? The IRS? Politics? Your job? …

  • Going Off the Grid

    If you have not yet cut the cathodic cord, you have probably noticed that there are more television …

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Patron saints and how they’re chosen

Saint Patrick’s Day pays homage to St. Patrick, a missionary who played an integral role in converting the people of Ireland to Christianity. Because of his work, St. Patrick is known as the …

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Blow your mind

We’ve all heard of the saying, blow your mind. Can you imagine being sincerely surprised and overwhelmed with God’s goodness in your life? Well, that is exactly what God wants to do. He wants you …

We do not give up Last month, the Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, at age 75, made an appearance in a Hong Kong court room to defend himself against the charge of being “a nuisance to the public,” along with a number of …
God’s providence means He has a plan for you The word “providence” comes from Latin “pro” (ahead) and “videre” (to see). Literally, to see ahead or to have knowledge of the future. According to Martin Luther, Divine …
What you take with you After months of evading the task, my wife and I finally sat down and updated our wills. I was the evader, actually. This subject had been on my wife’s mind for months, and without her persistence I …
Happy nobodies Thomas Edison. Marie Curie. Steve Jobs. Leonardo Da Vinci. Even for those of us who mostly slept through science class, we recognize these people as some of the greatest inventors of the last several …
What would Jesus do? From the Rig Veda dated two thousand years before the birth of Christ: “From darkness lead me to light, from the unreal lead me to the real, from death lead me to immortality.” “In His …
Reform begins within Some of the best advice I received about writing came from a venerable source. It was a quote from Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain: “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to …
The constant gardener John Le Carre wrote a heartbreaking but graceful book in 2001 — “The Constant Gardener” — that was quickly adapted as an equally haunting film. The Emmy-awarded adaptation, starring …
Faith Roundtable: Chuck Robison on Easter This promises to be a powerful weekend. The full moon and Passover on the 20th, the arrival of special energies that attend the usual Easter weekend, the political turmoil that continues in our world …
Faith Roundtable: Aidan Wilcoxson on Easter In Holy Orthodoxy, Easter is the most basic Christian holiday. That’s because, on Easter, we celebrate the central event in the salvation of this world: the Resurrection of Christ Jesus. And since …
Faith Roundtable: Mark Brown on Easter Happy Easter! The Roundtable question is: What is the significance of Easter vs. other Christian Holidays? First and foremost, it is important to establish, Easter is not merely a Christian …
Your guide to Holy Week events Holy Week marks the most solemn and revered period on the Christian calendar. Holy Week helps to mark the Paschal Mystery, which includes the Passion, death, …