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Age to Age

Age to Age

YESTERDAY I sat upon one of the swings on your school playground, waiting to pick you up at the end of the day. When you came out to meet me, you wanted to take time to show me around the playground. It was a nice few...

God and Religion

God and Religion

THERE ARE PEOPLE who think they do not want God, but in reality what they do not want is a religion which attempts to sell them a lesser god. They do not want somebody trying to convince them there is only a single, inerrant, infallible, sacred...

Compassion

Compassion

ALL ROADS to God merge in the end, joining the singular path of true compassion. Any road that does not lead to this compassion does not lead to God. Until we come close enough to God that we feel compassion within us the way Jesus felt...

“Got Jesus?”

“Got Jesus?”

AT ITS heart, Christianity is not a religion, but a path. It lies in the message and meaning of a single, solitary life. It has been said and written over and over again for two thousand years that to live a Christian life one must do...

Bread for the Day

Bread for the Day

I MET HIM on a street in the bad part of town—a hard and wrinkled man old beyond his years, lame, drunk, dirty, foul smelling, and slowly dying from chronic disease. I never would have been there in the first place, but I was studying emergency...

God as superMan

God as superMan

IF WE are not careful, then to think that there is a God, and to think we are created in his image, is to think that he is essentially like us. It is to believe that God thinks, at least approximately, as we think. It is...

When Morality Sleeps

When Morality Sleeps

WHILE I’M on the topic of women in the news, I might as well mention Lynndie England. In case you’ve been out of touch for a while, Ms. England unwittingly became the poster child for prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib prison, and recently received a three...