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"We'll join the everlasting song . . . "August 27, 2014I grew up singing in church choirs and it was there, in the words of the songs, that I learned most of what I know about the Christian faith.
Death ProsAugust 26, 2014The last time someone in your family died, did you call in the professionals? Did you ask someone to remove the body quickly and do whatever is standard with it?
Do This in RemembranceAugust 25, 2014Last month I came across a little notebook with grease-splattered pages about the size of large index cards. On each card is a recipe, written in my mother's warm, yet tidy, handwriting.
AnnouncementsAugust 24, 2014The most controversial subject in my congregation is the announcements, seconded only by joys and concerns.
A Finger Can Block Out the SunAugust 23, 2014Obviously one small finger cannot block out the light of the sun for the whole world. But if you hold your own finger up at just the right angle, you can block out the sun from your field of vision.
ObeyAugust 22, 2014I once visited a vast military cemetery - endless rows of white crosses covering rolling slopes of manicured grass, so tranquil that the only sound was the snapping of flags in the breeze.
Fake Hippy LoveAugust 21, 2014Anybody can slap a bumper sticker on their car. But it takes a real Christian to be kind to an exasperating colleague, patient with a long-winded church member or committed to an ornery teenager.
Ms. Christina Villa
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