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Beyond the Doom and Gloom of the Tomb

I can hear the soulful music playing down below as I sit on my 24th floor terrace. It is beautiful, and yet, there is a sense of mourning and loss. As we look ahead to the Easter celebration of our resurrected Lord (tomorrow), today (the Saturday before), we pause in somber remembrance of his death. […]

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How to Pray and Get Results

Prayer is kind of a funny thing isn’t it? I mean, think about it. You are basically uttering your inner most private thoughts to some mysteriously unseen Divine Being. But somehow there is power in this centuries old practice. There is something oddly comforting and consoling to the human soul in believing that there is […]

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Family, Fireworks and our Founding Fathers

Family, food, fireworks, fun in the sun… I particularly enjoyed this year’s 4th of July celebration, as it was the first time in a few years that I was actually in the country to celebrate! In the midst of my hotdog eating and succulent watermelon indulgences, I began to wonder about the lives of our […]

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The Key to Finding Happiness During Periods of Waiting

As we went around and shared our prayer requests in my weekly Bible Study group I realized something: each and every one of us was waiting on something. A husband’s job offer…a baby to be born…a financial break-through…a house to be sold…a relationship to start…healing to come…and the list goes on. What are you waiting […]

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DEAR ALI: “Where have all the ‘good guys’ gone?”

Dear Ali, I’ve been reading your blog and you have such great advice. I have a few questions I was wondering if you could help me with. What’s a girl to do when she lives in an area without many guys? Move? I’m not really into the online thing but would like to find a […]

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