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BELIEVE!

Often times, when I’m in a store, in a restaurant, or even at a stoplight waiting for the light to turn green, I look at the people around me. Sometimes they catch me watching them. I give them a smile and wonder . . . where are you? Are you … Continue reading

A Conversation with God Hello, my Lord Hello, my child. Thank you for being with me today. It wasn’t an easy day. No, most days are hard to get through. I can get through them knowing you are with me. I’ll never leave you, just remember that, always. There are … Continue reading

Why Me, Lord?

“And whoever does not bear his cross and come after me, is not able to be my disciple.” (Luke 14:27) The verse quoted here is a simple one. Jesus warns the disciples that if they are not ready to follow in his footsteps to Golgotha, then they cannot carry out … Continue reading

GOD is LOVE

God made me, in His own image and likeness, to know Him, to love Him, to serve Him in this world, so I can live with Him in Heaven. That is the first thing I learned about God.   So when did it get so difficult? I memorized it, but … Continue reading

Life After Death . . . What happens to us after we die? The question has plagued many of the best, and worst, minds throughout history. Some people believe that heaven is hanging out on white clouds, cherubs playing the harp, and friends and families surrounding them; others believe in … Continue reading

I found this on the Internet and thought it was worth sharing: “Don’t talk about religion and politics?” I’m sure there’s a lot of truth to this adage, which is why I do my best to live by it and not talk about religion or politics with friends, people I … Continue reading

Potato Chips A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with a bag of potato chips and a six-pack of root beer and started his journey. When he had gone about three blocks, he met … Continue reading