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Such a Time

I love the book of Esther. It’s a great story–with a none-too-bright king, an evil villain, a trusted adviser and the brave and beautiful queen. The disaster train speeds along, and the villain has the Jewish nation tied to the … Continue reading

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Presidential Run-Walk

Micah 6:8 (NIV) He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.   I wonder: is it humanly … Continue reading

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What Will Be Done?

  The maps in my school books had America front and center. When I pray, I tend to put America’s needs front and center. I pray, Your will be done in America. I am thinking, “Do what’s best for America.” … Continue reading

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Influential Character

  Scotsman John Knox (1510-1572), former Catholic priest and galley slave, was a leader in the Protestant reformation. He preached hellfire and damnation to queens. Quite a character.   Our presidential candidates should take his advice to heart. “You cannot … Continue reading

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Wishful Campaign

  Yep, there’s a campaign on. What’s important to you in a candidate?     Honesty Economic insight International savvy Faith and values Remember Old Testament Samuel? The people asked for a king, and he told them to be careful what … Continue reading

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Unarguable Prayer

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Prayer à la Patrick Henry

  “No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue.”  Patrick Henry (1736-1799)   Lord God, may our presidential candidates be steeped in … Continue reading

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My Campaign to Pray

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Many Christians give up something for Lent. Today is the day after the NH Primary. Maybe I should give up campaign news for Lent.   Some years I give up something. Some … Continue reading

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