Tag Archives: Faith

‘Magical’ Memories and Childlike Faith

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” … Continue reading

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Book Heroes: Nate O’Riley from Grisham’s The Testament

Success had brought him nothing but misery; he couldn’t handle it. Success had thrown him in the gutter – The Testament, by John Grisham – John Grisham’s 1999 novel The Testament begins with an elderly billionaire committing suicide. Moments before … Continue reading

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Me, Peggy Murphy, and God

I returned this week from Eugene Oregon after flying up for a couple of days to attend a funeral for my Aunt Peg. She was 91. At first you might say, “Wow, what a long life!” But my heart replies, … Continue reading

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3 Things to Remember about Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

Considered possibly the greatest speech of the 20th century, Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech was delivered 50 years ago this past year from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. To sum up his … Continue reading

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