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Devotionals

Walt Alexander’s series of devotional essays

foundingfathers
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I still remember how our Social Studies in high school drilled into our minds how the signers of the Declaration of Independence were risking their lives signing that document. That they were, yet they were not going to allow themselves to be bullied to by any music celebrity, actor, anyone

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foundingfathers
DevotionalsFaith

I still remember how our Social Studies in high school drilled into our minds how the signers of the Declaration of Independence were risking their lives signing that document. That they were, yet they were not going to allow themselves to be bullied to by any music celebrity, actor, anyone

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foundingfathers
DevotionalsFaith

I still remember how our Social Studies in high school drilled into our minds how the signers of the Declaration of Independence were risking their lives signing that document. That they were, yet they were not going to allow themselves to be bullied to by any music celebrity, actor, anyone

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I have always hated the question, “Are you religious?” When I would talk to my mentor Lloyd, about religion, I would say, “I don’t see Christianity as a religion, I see it as relationship with God” his reply would be, “religion is relationship with God”. However, going to Christian college

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There have been a lot of celebrity suicides lately. There was Chris Cornell in May and then there was Chester Bennington of Linkin Park even more recently. There was Robin Williams a couple years ago. I was a real fan of Linkin Park’s songs from the Transformers series. I was

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marlee-matlin
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I was thinking about my time at Gallaudet University this past week. I spent the Fall of 1994 and the Spring of 1995 at Gallaudet University, the university for the Deaf (this is a capital “D”, because it is referring to the Deaf culture) in Washington D.C. It was an

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I have been thinking a lot about cows recently.  It seemed that everyone in the Bible was always talking about cows and cattle and milk and cheese and other things that come from them. Having a lot of cattle was clearly a status symbol. I just see Abraham talking to Isaac like

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Easy Way Forward
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Several weeks ago, I was at a doctor’s office. While I was waiting for the doctor to show up, I looked at his bookshelf. Among the books was a book entitled Getting Over God (I cannot remember the author). Upon initially seeing the book. I naturally got defensive, as faith

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Athletic senior in sportswear sitting on grass in a park and listening to music on headphones
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Though my home maintenance skills are largely laughable, I do enjoy the This Old House program and watch it to understand what carpenters and electricians, etc… are doing and how they do what they do. I also watch it to get ideas of things I might be able to do

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Tasty dairy products on wooden table, on dark background
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There is an old saying, ‘You cannot make an omelette unless you are willing to break some eggs!’ This has many meanings but one meaning refers to the fact you may have to risk something and not look back to get something you want, because you cannot put the egg back in the shell. The

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