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Someone once interpreted the scriptures to teach me: "faith is (mostly) not about you."
Emily C. Heath
It's that time of the year when every website, magazine, and Twitter feed is selling January 1st-dated potential.
I've been hearing this a lot: "What an awful year—2016 can't end fast enough!"
Kenneth L. Samuel
What life lessons will we teach others through our attitudes and actions today?
Martin B. Copenhaver
Sometimes I think that Christmas, properly celebrated, would not be a fixed date on the calendar. It would not happen on the same day every year. It would be more like a surprise party.
Truth is elusive and hard to come by. Figuring out what is true, listening for truth, speaking truth; it's hard work.
The way Jesus lived, always opening every gate, refusing every lock down, became the pattern for a life that cannot die.
Christmas day has passed, and now we are left with the wrapping paper, the empty boxes and perhaps a few empty hearts.
You can always just gaze and notice the Cosmos where you are.
It's good (I suppose) to grow out of the thrill of materialism, but I've lost something too.