The journey of faith is a struggle and there is no destination because (I believe) the life of the spirit is real. Therefore we never arrive because the spirit never dies.
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To hunger and thirst for righteousness even amid the difficulties of life is a sign of life, of awakening and of awareness. It is an escape from the tendency to despair.
Grief and even weeping are not shameful, but are necessary for healing and expressing authentic human empathy and emotion.
Normally I wouldn't be in favor of helping another religious group build a house of worship, especially one that I have such core differences with. But the Muslim religion is under siege in America.
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In his speech at Georgetown University Tuesday, President Obama used a Biblical reference to explain his comprehensive economic policy.
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The Christian religion is complicated. It encourages humility, modesty and forgiveness. To adhere to real Christianity is tough; political Christianity is a breeze.
I'll take the Christianity of a Jesus Follower like Barack Obama over that of a Jesus Thief like James Dobson any day of the week.
The Sermon on the Mount presents a radically different agenda than what the nation of Israel expected from the Messiah. Our Supreme Court Justices overturned conventional wisdom in their ruling, and this is what Jesus did every day.
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