Northern Light

Choose Life

I woke up this morning with this title phrase on my mind. It comes directly from the lips and pen of Moses as he closes his final sermon to the people he has led from Egypt through forty years of wandering in the wilderness to the very brink of the Promised Land. "I call heaven…
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Meditations in Preparation for Mother’s Day

There is a record in the gospel of Matthew of an amazing interaction between a desperate mother and a powerful Savior. Jesus had been teaching on the far side of the Sea of Galilee, but had moved from east to west and retreated to the area of Tyre and Sidon, north and west of the…
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Is There Room in Your Inn?

The text came early. "Thank you for letting us stay. You were so kind. We are on our way home now. Oh, and by the way, the toilet in the last stall of the ladies' room is clogged. We tried to open it but were unsuccessful." My first thought was actually, "If that's all there…
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No Room for Faith

Today was Earth Day. Lots of people excited to express their appreciation for the planet upon which we live and move and have our being. Unfortunately, and officially, there was no apparent room in the celebration for the Creator of all in whom we live and move and have our being.  Here's a quote regarding…
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