#AdventLiving: Peace from the Prince of Peace

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As a child I remember singing the song, “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.” I would usually do this with a candle in front of my face to provide a “glow” similar to the girl who sang it in the commercial. When I reflect on the events of this […]

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Life Is Like a Marathon – There Will Be a Hill Ahead

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*Editor’s Note: This is the last Culture Watch Wednesday post for 2014. This regular feature will resume in January 2015. Forrest Gump once said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” After spending the last four and a half months training for my first half-marathon, I think […]

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LIFE: #GiveThanks

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Years ago, during my junior and senior years of college, my roommates and I would take Sunday afternoon walks. We would walk from our apartment, just about a mile north of the University of Texas at Austin campus, further northeast to 41st and Red River streets. There was a light post there that we would […]

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Keeping the Fence Protected and the Doors Locked

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While in New York with our mission team several weeks ago, I saw on my Twitter feed that a man had jumped the fence at the White House and had been apprehended. Honestly, I thought, “Well, I’m glad that they caught him.” Let’s be honest. This wasn’t the first time a person has jumped the […]

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Lessons From the Early Voting Line

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Following church this past Sunday I went to early vote. Prior to getting to the polling location before it opened Sunday afternoon, I had spent weeks listening to candidate’s sides on issues and spent a couple of hours Saturday afternoon meticulously selecting my candidates. In an uncharacteristic move, I had all of the information stored […]

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