Category Archives: Christianity

Lunch with Jesus

Every year I read The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews.  It is a novel about a young man facing huge crises in his life, and after a car accident he finds himself traveling through time.  He is met by various … Continue reading

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How do you worship God?

People all over the world worship God in many different ways.  For many of us, worship includes maintaining a consistent awareness of God’s presence and love, and having an impact on the world by living from that basis.  It includes … Continue reading

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Football and God’s defensive line of protection

         Fall is coming, and for many of us, 16 weeks of wonderful competition (plus the playoffs) are about to begin — the NFL football season is almost here!            Why is it that so many of … Continue reading

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Giving others the respect they deserve

A recent post in the Io Triumphe!, the alumnae magazine of Albion College (my wife’s alma mater), highlighted an effort by 75 student athletes to promote respect despite differences among students.  Some of their social media posts quoted here showed … Continue reading

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The importance of compassion in healthcare

Early in my spiritual healing practice I went to visit a homeless man who was living temporarily in a motel. He was suffering from extreme mental distress and intense fear.  I talked to him for a while, sharing ideas I hoped … Continue reading

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Praying for our troops

Memorial Day gives us the opportunity to remember those who have served this country in the armed forces and those who are currently serving.  While many of us fly our flags and have tears in our eyes when soldiers come … Continue reading

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Prayer as healthcare?

I recently had a conversation with someone about health care.  When I told him that I was a Christian Scientist and depended upon prayer for the cure of illness, he mentioned that he felt Christian Science was “out there.”  He … Continue reading

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Treasuring Religious Freedom

President Obama has declared January 16, 2017, to be Religious Freedom Day.  This day marks the anniversary of the passage, in 1786, of the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom – a statute that its author, Thomas Jefferson, was extremely proud … Continue reading

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Love More: a New Year’s Resolution

Author and Christian healer Mary Baker Eddy once gave her students this advice when it comes to healing themselves and others, “I will tell you the way to do it.  It is to love!  Just live love – be it … Continue reading

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After the election

The election is over.  Some are happy, some are not. It would seem as if closing the political divisiveness in this nation would be like moving mountains. Election night, I couldn’t help but think of these words from President Abraham … Continue reading

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