Steven on September 24th, 2008

Today, I attended a funeral. It was for one of my wife’s friends, who had suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. As I listened to the minister’s message, I was struck by one of things suffered by those who lose someone close to them. A death rarely occurs in an expected fashion, where there is time […]

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Steven on September 21st, 2008

What awaits me after I die is the single mystery of life that I simply cannot understand until the moment when it occurs. I can imagine what it might be like to walk on the surface of the moon, or on the bottom of the ocean, even what it might be like to jump from […]

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Steven on September 19th, 2008

While in the fifth grade, I discovered in my school library a series of books that would have a significant influence on my life. They were the stories of children taken out of this world, and dropped into another world. There, they had exciting adventures and had a very real encounter with Good and Evil, […]

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Steven on September 17th, 2008

Joy is not a term we use much these days. At Christmas time the songs say “Joy to the World”, but we’ve heard it so much during our lives that it just becomes part of the background of the season. One of the definitions I can find on the Net for “joy” is “To rejoice; […]

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