Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Bloodline and the Blood

As the time comes to remember Christ as a baby, it’s natural to review his roots. When Matthew sat down to write his gospel, the first thing he mentioned was the genealogy of Jesus. As a general rule, genealogical listings … Continue reading

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The Act of Forgiving

His movies, dating back more than 20 years, include films such as The Planet of the Apes, The Perfect Storm, and The Italian Job. Soon, he will star as Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man (where he undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Chance

I saw the quote on a plaque inside a national theme park. Nobel Prize winner, Albert Camus, once said, “Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” As I strolled through the park the rest of the day, those … Continue reading

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Tears and Rainbows

I’ve experienced it a handful of times myself, once fairly recently – the sight of perhaps the smallest of all possible rainbows – that which appears immediately in front of one’s own eye as the sun hits a tear that … Continue reading

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Cantique de Noel

At the age of 8, he lost a hand to a shotgun accident.  As a result, he turned his attention to fields of work that would not require two hands, including poetry, journalism, and wine-making.  He would become well-known for … Continue reading

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace

I didn’t think I was upset when I went to bed, but based upon the lack of sleep that followed, I must have been. For every couple of hours, I woke up and my mind flooded with the details of … Continue reading

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Complacency of Fools

For the first several years after becoming a Christian, I maintained a steady diet of Proverbs – I read one per day, every day, all year long. While I didn’t find every answer to every specific question that came my … Continue reading

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