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God’s Not Where You Think He Is…

He’d never thought he’d be here – sitting on a pew, begging God for mercy. Through penance, that’s how he’d reason to make things right. His life a wreck, with her long gone and out sight, He’d stumbled into church one Sunday half drunk on a last ditch prayer. Fifteen years later, he is still here. […]

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When Our Prayers Stumble and Stutter…

Hi God. I —- Silence. There are often times that I struggle to pray. It’s not that I don’t want to pray, and it’s certainly not that I think I don’t need to pray.  There are just times where it’s hard to pray. Awkward silences fill the space after my dear Heavenly Father’s. Easily distracted, I grow […]

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On What God Really Thinks About You…

You aren’t worth it. These words sneak into my mind almost daily. Some small thing happens to remind me of my insignificance and inability to impress, and I find myself waging war with my thoughts. Nobody wants you. Nobody needs you. Nobody notices you. I don’t really know what you call it – anxiety, depression, […]

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On Why The Gospel Is Better Than Heaven

I used to believe that the core message of Christianity is about what happens after you die – about heaven, hell, and the judgment that precedes it all. The Gospel seemed little more than an eternal nest egg. As I understood, Jesus died on a cross so that God wouldn’t be too disappointed with me […]

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