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Here’s today’s selection for upbeat God-loving music as today’s Prayable Pick!

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Karaoke is when regular people, like you and me, sing our hearts out, by reading the lyrics over background music to favorite songs. Picture your Aunt Edith rocking out to the head-banging Bohemian Rhapsody, and you get the picture. There […]

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Mrs. Goldstein comes to a hotel in a “high class” resort and asks for a room. “We’re all filled up,” says the clerk. “There’s someone leaving now,” says Mrs. G., “so now you have a room.” “I am sorry,” says […]

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I go to the woods, for You are there. You, fully in attendance in every leaf and bough, replenish my soul with the sigh of the wind. I come here to be with You, where You dwell most presently, to […]

I don’t know why it’s so easy to assume God is a sloppy manager, standing silently with His arms crossed and waiting for confused workers to guess His priorities.  What seems more likely—especially when I think about it—is the idea […]

Here’s today’s selection for upbeat God-loving music as today’s Prayable Pick!

Look at it this way: there’s a great big hodge-podge of religious beliefs, bumping up against one another, each catching the religious residue of its neighbor. Chrislam, Conservadox, and Cashews are just some of the oxymorons that make up this […]

Each day is a blessing of epic proportions. I give thanks for what might seem meager comforts: real cream in my coffee, a day without a bill in the mail, Paso Doble, the Spanish two-step. Sometimes life is a dance […]

Carmen was ticked off, and she earned it, illness, delinquent child, drunken husband, and unemployment. You name it, if it’s bad, it happens to Carmen. She wasn’t coping well. One of Carmen’s methods to address her misfortune was to talk […]

A young man was a slow worker and found it difficult to hold down a job. After a visit to the employment office, he was offered work at the local zoo. When he arrived for his first day, the keeper, […]

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