God’s Classroom

The pandemic has shown us how fragile life is — how fragile the systems are that support our daily life. It awakened us from the routine and helped us focus on what is important in life. It gave us a new perspective on people and things we may have taken for granted. This made me […]

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A Heart to Heart With Dad

“Strike two!” The umpire yells. I just want to get on base for once. “Wait for the pitch,” the coach yells. I try to restrain myself, but I can’t hold back on the next pitch. I swing and feel the ball clip the bat, then rise toward the sky.

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The Dirty Laundry in Our Life

As a culture, we seem obsessed with whitening things. Laundry detergent ads boast about how they make whites whiter and toothpaste ads boast about whiter teeth. But no matter how white they make things, teeth and clothes can soon become dingy. It reminds me of our efforts to purify ourselves of the “sin which so […]

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It’s All Good

When Eve and Adam eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil, they introduced the knowledge of evil into their world. Before this moment, all they knew was good; it was all good, “very good.”

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