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The Political Rise and Fall of Dr. Ben Carson (Part Two)

The Political Rise and Fall of Dr. Ben Carson (Part Two)

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By Justin Soutar

Within two and a half years' time, Dr. Ben Carson's political star had climbed with extraordinary steadiness from the horizon to the zenith, where it ...

'Tolerate as I have tolerated you'

'Tolerate as I have tolerated you' Watch

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By Michaela Daphne

Jesus is not nice."Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon the earth. I have come to bring not peace but the sword." (Matt 10:34)

Believing in God's Providence

Believing in God's Providence Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

This is a tough one for me, but I am certain this is a lesson God is desperately trying to teach me. It's a lesson I need to learn if I want progress ...

End Your Silence! Use Your Voice!

End Your Silence! Use Your Voice! Watch

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By Michael Seagriff

Too many of us have for too long remained silent in the face of evil and untruth. Too manyof us have sat silently as all sense of the Sacred has been ...

The Political Rise and Fall of Dr. Ben Carson (Part One)

The Political Rise and Fall of Dr. Ben Carson (Part One)

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By Justin Soutar

Within two and a half years' time, Dr. Ben Carson's political star had climbed with extraordinary steadiness from the horizon to the zenith, where it ...

Four Phrases That Will Transform Your Relationships

Four Phrases That Will Transform Your Relationships Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

Instinctively, we long to rescue the people we love. We desperately want to take away their hurts and "fix" whatever struggle or fear they may be ...

Praying For God's Mercy With Boldness and Confidence

Praying For God's Mercy With Boldness and Confidence Watch

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By Michael Seagriff

Jesus gave us the seven Sacraments and left His Church as the earthly vehicle through which He would work to save souls. The salvation of souls, not ...

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Who is the Holy Spirit? Watch

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By Michaela Daphne

My most recent writing project is a multimedia about the Holy Spirit for a Pentecost youth rally next week. Usually when I write such things, it all ...

What is love?

What is love? Watch

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By Michaela Daphne

People say things like "If you really love me, you'll have sex with me" or "If you really love me, you'll buy me nice things," but what is the ...

Desolation, Grace, and Trust

Desolation, Grace, and Trust Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

Recently I've crossed into a place I'm not proud to admit I've entered. It's not a physical place, but rather a spiritual and mental place. It's a ...

The Corporate Christian

The Corporate Christian Watch

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By Cheryl Jones

What is a "corporate Christian"? It is a name I have coined for Christians whose world-view is filtered through the 501c(3) charter of their church. ...

The Problem of Freedom Without God

The Problem of Freedom Without God

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By Cheryl Jones

In these increasingly dark days, a philosophy of freedom without reference to God has emerged.  In other words, people believe they are free ...

While Men Slept

While Men Slept Watch

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By Cheryl Jones

The parable of the "while men slept" has a message for our times. How can we apply its lessons to our times?

The Power of Belief Systems

The Power of Belief Systems Watch

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By Cheryl Jones

Belief systems cause people to act, or "not" to act, as the case may be. Beliefs dictate actions; they also dictate in-actions. Therefore a lot of ...

Just Sign on the Dotted Line Whom You Will Serve

Just Sign on the Dotted Line Whom You Will Serve Watch

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By Cheryl Jones

The insanity of Western leaders is being manifested as 1000 'Altars to Baal' will be erected in cities around the world.

Has the Church Become Secular?

Has the Church Become Secular? Watch

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By Cheryl Jones

There are some serious questions to ask in this election cycle.  A big one is: has the church become secular?  What does that mean?  ...

My Bad Attitude

My Bad Attitude Watch

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By Tara K. E. Brelinsky

I suppose you could say I was feeling inspired (or maybe just brave) when I decided to follow up our hour of peace and stillness with another ...

Good Friday - Gazing Upon The Face of Christ

Good Friday - Gazing Upon The Face of Christ Watch

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By Michael Seagriff

It is only with much perseverance and undeserved grace that our meditation and contemplation will bear fruit - fruit which we should share with those ...

When Good Parenting Doesn't Equal Good Results

When Good Parenting Doesn't Equal Good Results Watch

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By Tara K. E. Brelinsky

Though we'd prefer obedience over rebellion, we've come to the conclusion that growing up sometimes requires hard lessons and painful trials. ...

Obama's Legacy: Campaign Chaos

Obama's Legacy: Campaign Chaos Watch

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill, RN, BSN, CC

Beyond the heated political rhetoric and social fray, unprecedented mayhem and chaos seem to be evolving swiftly in the world in the US and all ...

Sacrilege Should Not Be Suffered in Silence

Sacrilege Should Not Be Suffered in Silence Watch

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By Michael Seagriff

No one should ever encourage, facilitate or condone sacrilege.

Let All The Flowers Bloom

Let All The Flowers Bloom Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

Years ago I read this and cataloged it somewhere in my memory: "A flower does not think about competing with the flower next to it, it just blooms."

Sometimes Too Much of a Good Thing is a Bad Thing

Sometimes Too Much of a Good Thing is a Bad Thing Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. My personal state as I neared the beginning of Lent was certainly not my best version of myself. ...

How to Prevail Against All Odds

How to Prevail Against All Odds Watch

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By Adele M. Gill, RN, BSN, CC

All too often, we as humans feel like we need to be right all the time, dominate, and have the last word during times of confrontation. Yet, the ...

The Secret Of My Heart (And Maybe Yours Too)

The Secret Of My Heart (And Maybe Yours Too) Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

Living deep in the recesses of my heart, there's a secret I've been keeping. I confess I've been way too proud to admit my secret for years. Too ...

Hello Gorgeous

Hello Gorgeous Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

Once upon a time I enjoyed shopping, like really enjoyed it. Perhaps because I grew up an hour from the nearest 'real' mall so it wasn't too often I ...

The Power of Making People Feel Welcome

The Power of Making People Feel Welcome Watch

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By Jackie Stammen

One of the greatest things you can do for someone is to make them feel welcome.