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Carried by Others

The Jewish poet and storyteller Noah ben Shea tells a parable that serves as a valuable reminder of the roles we play in life:

After a meal, some children ...

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"The Lord of the Rings": The Least Becomes Greatest

In The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Christian author J. R. R. Tolkien portrays the classic conflict between good and evil set in a mythical ...

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Starting Simple Like Saint Francis of Assisi

The Assisi countryside in Italy, like much of Europe in the 1200s, was dotted with chapels, churches, and abbeys, each dedicated to one saint or another. ...

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Real Greatness

Greatness in the kingdom of God is measured in terms of obedience.

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God Is Beyond Our Knowledge

Our soundest knowledge is to know that we know God not as indeed he is, neither can we know him; and our safest eloquence concerning him is our silence, ...

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His Glory Fills the Earth

In order that we finite beings may apprehend the Emperor He translates His glory into multiple forms--into stars, woods, waters, beasts, and the bodies ...

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The Desire to Be Great

We all want to be great, but we don't want folks to know we want to be great.

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Evaluating the Famous

The fame of great men should always be judged by the methods they employed to achieve it.

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Where's the Awe?

I think the "low" church "milieu" that I grew up in did tend to be too cozily at ease in Zion. My grandfather, I'm told, used ...

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