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3 12, 2008

Christmas Advent

December 3rd, 2008|Christmas|0 Comments

In a Christmas sermon given December 2, 1928, Dietrich Bonhoeffer said, “The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, who look forward to something greater to come. For these, it is enough to wait in humble fear until the Holy One himself comes down to us, God in the child in the manger. God comes. The Lord Jesus comes. Christmas comes. Christians rejoice!”

3 07, 2008

The stuff of movies

July 3rd, 2008|Government, Relationships|0 Comments

Riding in today, I was listening to Boortz talk about July 4th now being "dependence" day. It is a shame, but many in our nation have indeed forgotten, or chosen to neglect, this part of our history and heritage. Several years ago I read David McCullough's biography of John Adams. His life is the stuff of movies. As a nation and as individuals in pursuit of our dreams, we owe a great deal to this man and his contemporaries. I don't want to recount all [...]

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