Keeping Confession Private

“But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.” Matthew 6:5 If I’m taught to pray in private, why then would I be asked to confess in…

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Opinion writing vs. blowing off steam

Everybody has an opinion. Everybody. And everybody is voicing them. Print, online and on air; written, visual and audible, there is no escaping the myriad of mediums available to share our views. From social media musings of our chia tea at the local café to award-winning opinion writing, everyone is opining. Yet, let us not…

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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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Roots of Endurance

A mighty wind blew night and day. It stole the oak tree’s leaves awayThen snapped its boughs and pulled its bark until the oak was tired and stark.But still the oak tree held its ground while other trees fell all aroundThe weary wind gave up and spoke, “How can you still be standing, Oak?”The oak…

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