There are times in our faith walk when we pray prayers out of simple obedience.
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I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha.
I am not happy with the results of the 2010 elections. I think the elections turned on misinformation, anger, and fear.
Truth is a two-edged sword that cuts both ways. We may wield it against an enemy with great satisfaction. However, the truth also cuts us, and does so with a fare-thee-well.
Father's Day has always been a bittersweet holiday for me. For most of my life, my father was absent, having abandoned our family when I was in elementary school.