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The Deep Magic of Christmas

My daughter made a comment, during a Hallmark Christmas movie, that they seem to be more religious-inspirational this year. That struck me because I happened to be thinking about Christmas and how sad it is, for the most part, that everyone is trying to erase what the Holiday (“Holy Day”) is about. Whether you love …

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Back to the Basics

In John 25, Jesus heals a blind man and some of the Jewish folks marched the now seeing man before the Pharisees whose perfunctory behavior was true to form: “obviously Jesus cannot be from God because he didn’t keep the Sabbath.” Talk about missing the big picture! They were always focusing on the wrong things. …

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“Master, I want to see again.”

When reading the story of the blind man who wouldn’t stop crying out to Jesus until he was heard, I was struck by his request: “Master, I want to see again.” My heart immediately cried out those words to the Father: I want to see again! I get so distracted by this world! I want …

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“And now I’m going to tell you who you are, really are.”

While my three children were growing up, I kept a reminder on the refrigerator for them to see on their way out to school everyday: “Remember whose child you are…. You are a child of the King!” I was reminded of that as I read through the scripture this week. (I decided to read it …

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