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Devotionals

Walt Alexander’s series of devotional essays

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(Alternate Title: WHERE THE %$!%#@ ARE MY KEYS?????) We are typing along and something happens and we lose a lot of work. We are driving along and realize that we forgot something back at home. We do not read an email closely enough about a cancellation, a postponement, something like

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31. MARCH 2011 - MANHATTAN, NEW YORK CITY, USA - wax figure of the Incredible HULK at Madame Tussauds in New York, USA. Photo taken on 31. March 2011.
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I have been for most of my life and will probably always be an incurable Marvel comic book geek (sorry DC—I could never stand Superman). I particularly like ones with spiritual and deeply philosophical themes. To that end, I particularly liked the X-Men and Captain America but go over into

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When people get to college they act very strangely. This is especially true at Christian colleges. I know of a guy who, when he got to college, became an athlete. I think he was a moderate one before college but when he got there he just went crazy. He was

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Pop Art Style Vector illustration of two gay men enjoying a big smoochy kiss.
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I have been asked repeatedly to make my blog more controversial by addressing gay marriage and other wonderful topics and giving my opinion about them. Though I intend to address gay marriage and homosexuality in general in THIS blog, I do not intend to give my personal opinion about them

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Man being rejected by his girlfriend when is proposing marriage
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Sometimes in my more nostalgic moments, my mind drifts to my old college days and how I often wondered what the future would be like. The Book of Isaiah is known for predicting the future too, especially the coming of Christ. I often think about the descriptions of Jesus in

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The Pew report (http://www.pewforum.org/2015/05/12/chapter-1-the-changing-religious-composition-of-the-u-s/) released earlier this year did not have the reaction I thought it would. Though there were mentions of it on the news and radio, nothing was said of it at my church on Sunday and I did not see any people running the streets holding “The End

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This past weekend I went to Wheaton Academy in West Chicago to see Ballet 5:8 Present the Story of Daniel in Belteshazzar: A Perilous Tale (http://www.ballet58.org/performances/belteshazzar-a-perilous-tale-chicago-west-suburbs/2015). It was a ballet of the story of Daniel with an all-female cast.  It was really good and I recommend seeing it if you

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  Devotional: AVENGERS ASSEMBLE I am very excited about the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron movie. I can’t wait to see them all back in action! As I have stated before, I am a big fan of Marvel comics and movies. However, this week’s blog is not about Iron Man,

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A few weeks ago, I was talking to a person whom I have known for a long time and who lives far away. He was telling me about his son who is 32 and whom he feels is not “growing up” at the correct pace. His son is not married

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Stress and frustration of a businessman due to computer error
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One of the best actors of all time is F. Murray Abraham and I am a fan of his film Amadeus from the early 80s. In this movie, a court composer who was named Salieri devotes his life to creating beautiful music. He gives everything to God including his chastity

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