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Creating What Destroys Us

In The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen retells a tale from ancient India: Four royal brothers decided each to master a special ability. Time went by, and ...


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Hearing the Voice of God

So long as the church pretends or assumes to preach absolute values, but actually preaches relative and secondary values, it will merely hasten the process ...


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Tolkien's Gollum Illustrates Well the Deformity Caused by Sin

Gollum. What a great name. Just from the sound of it, you can tell that it is attached to a ne'er-do-well.

Gollum is the slimiest character in J. R. R. ...


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The Terrible Price of Sin

In his book Finishing Strong, Steve Farrar sums up well the terrible price of sin: "Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than ...


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Choosing to Live in Darkness

At first glance Steve and Kathryn's home might look like a dingy basement apartment. But then you notice that everything rests on crates. You see, Steve ...


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Artist Finds Shocking Model for Judas Iscariot

In his fictional book Sophia House, author Michael O'Brien tells this story:

In the Middle Ages, a famous young painter was hired to create a mural above ...

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Study Shows the Harm from Long-Term Marijuana Use

A new study from New Zealand concluded that "young people who smoke [marijuana] for years run the risk of a significant and irreversible reduction in ...


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Woman Explains Why She Prefers the Darkness

A website called the "Experience Project" describes itself as the place to share "life experiences from people like you." (As of January 2014 the site ...


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Passengers Love Their Bags More Than Life

On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015, a British Airways jet caught fire at the Las Vegas airport, sending smoke billowing into the air, after suffering what ...


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Sports Journalist Notices Athletes' 'Christian Years'

There's a sports personality named Bill Simmons. He's on the television now, but I loved it when he was just a writer. He's coined a few phrases, like ...


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