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Another Forty Days, Day 23–How Did He Do That?

No, I’m not talking about David Blaine or other magicians who do “incredible” feats of magic. I mean how did Jesus do it? How did he trek on foot around the countryside preaching, teaching, healing, giving, giving, giving, day after … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 36–Belonging to Everyone

“Your life is not your own.” Lately I’ve begun to wonder if my life belongs to me or if I belong to everyone around me. I could easily spend all day every day talking with, giving to, showing up for, … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 25–Bring Your Huddled Masses

I’m standing in the airport waiting for them to call my flight. I’m caught watching the masses of people hurrying here and there, in all directions. I catch snatches of conversation from people around me: one woman is fussing at … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 38–They Also Serve

Today is Maundy Thursday. When I was growing up, we simply called it “Holy Thursday.” I used to look forward to the day, because I really liked the church service. It was one in which a whole lot seemed to … Continue reading

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