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The Long Thanksgiving Dinner Revisited

In the past, I have written about Thornton Wilder’s beautiful one act play “The Long Christmas Dinner” in which the life cycle of a family is portrayed over an imagined dinner in which persons come in through a white birth … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Food

I’ve often heard people comment on what happens at their churches with the phrase “I’m not being fed.” I’ve even had that thought myself after dozing through an uninspired sermon. But wait! Am I not responsible for choosing what I … Continue reading

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On Redemption

On occasion, I have had someone ask me if I have been saved. My answer typically has been “That depends on what you mean.” Most often, these people have been referring to a particular type of experience involving their understanding … Continue reading

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