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Our Image of God My image of God has changed a great deal as I have gotten older. I have a friend who is a Rabbi in Israel, and when I bring up this topic of my image of God changing…he gets upset with me. He reminds me that God doesn’t change. God is a constant. God is God, and God will alwa...
Tested by Fire All of us will suffer through disappointments. Live long enough; and you will suffer tragedy. Pain and suffering are unavoidable. It as much a part of the fabric of our existence as the air we breathe, or the water we drink. The longer you live; the more you realize that we are not...
David’s Journey Two weeks ago, my son, David, walked across a stage to receive his college diploma. It had been a long 7-year journey for David…filled with many successes…and a few rocky moments to get to graduation day. The valedictorian at David’s graduation was a 19-year old young woman who ha...
Expressing Gratitude I am extremely grateful to God for allowing me to live as long as I have, because it has taken me every bit of my 60+ years to begin to remotely understand the kind of relationship God wants to have with me. Up until a few years ago, I spent the better part of my life whinin...
Aging With Grace All things here on Earth are subject to an aging process…and if it is God’s plan, and we are lucky enough to grow old, we will experience aging ourselves. Man builds a new home, and after a period of time, that home needs to have repairs made. The weather, or just the simple fact...
As practicing Christians, forgiveness should be an easy concept to grasp. Since our earliest years of being exposed to our faith, we were taught that God forgives the contrite. Because of our humanity, we all know we are going to make mistakes throughout our lives, and through Christ…we can recei...