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The Ungodly Burden of Paying It Forward

In That One Time I Didn’t Pay It Forward, Trillia Newbell faced a quandary: I was in the drive-thru at a Starbucks and when I rolled up to the window, the barista informed me that the driver ahead of me … Continue reading

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An Assurance On Christmas Morning: Your Gift Is Priceless

No one can redeem the life of another     or give to God a ransom for them— the ransom for a life is costly,     no payment is ever enough— so that they should live on forever     and not see decay. (Psalm … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and Me – laughter and grief make strange companions

I had just graduated high school when Robin Williams hit the small screen. Mork & Mindy wasn’t groundbreaking (My Favorite Martian had already explored the funny side of having an extra-terrestrial for a houseguest). But Mork & Mindy had Robin Williams, and … Continue reading

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