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Are You a Love Dog?

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A friend recently asked me what my favorite poem is. How do you choose just one favorite? Yet, this poem instantly came to mind. It’s from the Sufi mystic Rumi: One night a man was crying, Allah! Allah! His lips grew … Continue reading

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The Cross of Being Human

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What meaning does the symbol of the cross or crucifix still hold, including for those who may not identify themselves as Christian? Does it have anything of value to offer in today’s world? I purchased this crucifix shown in the … Continue reading

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Do You Hate Samaritans?

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Do you hate Samaritans? If not, one of Jesus’ most famous teachings, The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), won’t work as intended. The leverage point of the parable is that Jesus’ hearers despised their northern Samaritan neighbors, and … Continue reading

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