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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Squishy foods

If you never try, you’ll never know. What happens when one makes a decision without knowing the facts . . . Squishy Foods She was 17, a delightfully joyous young lady, a friend of the family. As I prepared the evening’s meal it was an honor to set a place for her at the table.…

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