Tag Archives: mercy

The Power of Compassion

I didn’t realize I lost it, but I had. I felt anxious, angry, and frustrated, but I could not figure out why. Every little thing became a gigantic problem. I was exhausted fighting everything that came my way. Why did … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Death by crucifixion. Disgraceful. Criminal. Lowly. It is fitting that Jesus’ life ends humbly. He didn’t die the death of a storybook hero. His followers were fearful of their lives, so they didn’t hail and cheer for him. Peter, the … Continue reading

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Glory Amidst Pain

John 9:1-3As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been born blind. 2 His disciples asked him, “Teacher, whose sin caused him to be born blind? Was it his own or his parents’ sin?”3 Jesus answered, “His blindness has … Continue reading

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Mercy Triumphs Judgment

2 Corinthians 3:17  Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty Every morning I wake up to my newspaper and read that verse at the top.  Until today, I really hadn’t given it much thought.  Newspaper, liberty, freedom … Continue reading

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Just An Ordinary Apple

Okay, so it says “fruit” in the bible, but I always think of an apple for some reason.  That terrible, seductive apple that Eve stole a bite from after the serpent sleezed his way into her heart.  However or whatever … Continue reading

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