Tag Archives: love of God

The Real War on Christmas Is the War Within the Church

[From the archives.] The clerk at the grocery store said, “Have a happy holiday.” Her inclusive greeting didn’t affect my ability to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The next store I went to had shelves of Christmas lights, Hanukah cards and … Continue reading

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The Only War on Christmas Is the War Within the Church

The clerk at the grocery store said, “Have a happy holiday.” Her inclusive greeting didn’t affect my ability to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The next store I went to had shelves of Christmas lights, Hanukah cards and Kwanzaa candles. The … Continue reading

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The quality I’d like isn’t found in a Facebook quiz

I took a Facebook quiz – one of those where a website looks at your Facebook information and comes up with some supposed insights about you – and it gave me this: Not bad, right? You might think that last … Continue reading

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High School Tells Teen Mom to Choose Between Baby Boy and Senior Photo

[Updated from the archives.] Caitlin Tiller worked hard to graduate high school early while caring for her newborn son, and when asked to share what is most important in her life she said: “I picked my son because he’s helped … Continue reading

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How To Get What It Takes To Approach God

There’s a dire message in Isaiah 59: Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save,     nor his ear too dull to hear. But your iniquities have separated     you from your God; your sins have hidden his … Continue reading

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Counting to a million thousand billion kajillion

[Tomorrow is UC Davis’ annual Picnic Day, so I am offering this post from the archives.] *** We had a friend’s  four kids with us last weekend – ages 2, 5, 8 and 11 – from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Yell At His Kids

God the father sees you the same way he looks upon Jesus because you have the very same glory Jesus has, and God loves you with the very same love he loves Jesus with. I have given them the glory … Continue reading

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50 Years After MLK’s March On Washington: The Color Of Your Skin Matters To God

Today marks 50 years from the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “I Have a Dream.” I was only three years old in 1963, so a personal memory is … Continue reading

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School Tells Teen Mom, “Nobody Puts Baby in the Yearbook!”

This young mother worked hard to graduate high school early while caring for her newborn son. “I picked my son because he’s helped me be a better person,” Tiller told Yahoo! Shine. “By having him, I grew up quickly but … Continue reading

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