Tag Archives: Darkness

What is wrong with Christians

A young college student led our pray in Church this past Sunday. As she spoke about gratefulness, compassion and humility she uttered these nine words towards the end; “Continue to break our hearts for what breaks yours.”  What she said … Continue reading

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What keeps us alive?

She told him that her depression had returned and that she was thinking about suicide again. Guns were moved out of the house, medications were reevaluated and changed and pretty soon things felt like they were back to normal. They … Continue reading

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Third rock from the sun

“As people alive today, we must consider future generations: a clean environment is a human right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility toward others to ensure that the world we pass on is as healthy, if … Continue reading

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Stepping out of the darkness

“Help me see myself, cause I can no longer tell, Looking out from the inside of the bottom of a well” – Pearl Jam “The End” What I remember is how dark it was, hiding the sunlight behind drawn shades. All of … Continue reading

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There is no escape from the light

“Ring the bells that still can ring, forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen,  “Anthem”    When I was a kid my bedroom was up in the attic of our house. … Continue reading

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At the edge of darkness: Living beyond the fall

“Help I have fallen and can’t get up” – Life Alert Television Commercial Slogan  Several years ago I had what can only be described as a very public, humiliating and destructive fall. Sadly, I didn’t have a Life Alert button … Continue reading

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