Category Archives: Good and Evil

Sully’s Birthday and Trusting God, Part One

Our grandson Sully’s tenth birthday was this past Monday. The ninth birthday we celebrated and remembered his life without his physical presence. So much love for Sully, his parents, and his siblings was poured out this year. Many donated toys … Continue reading

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“God is not dead; nor doth He sleep.” (Revision of an earlier post.)

San Bernardino, Paris, Umpqua Community College, terrorism, hatred, fear. Personal loss and pain, whatever it is you have experienced or are experiencing. Cancer, pediatric cancers, Alzheimers, other debilitating and life threatening diseases, debilitating and life threatening injuries. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing in Life of which We Need Ever Be Afraid. Part Three

There is a twelve year old young man of faith whose story I have been following.  Since age nine Mark (not his real name) has been battling a fierce and horrifying giant, a cancer called neuroblastoma.  His suffering has been, … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing in Life of which We Need Ever Be Afraid. Part Two

The psalmist, in Psalm 52, describes an evil man who, for his own selfish benefit, is seeking the destruction of good.  The description of this enemy serves as a portrayal of evil.  Evil is strong, boastful, and arrogant in its … Continue reading

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September 11

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, through the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though … Continue reading

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