When God Doesn’t Stop the Lightning

A few weeks ago, while engaged in conversation that included a close friend of ours (my wife and I), this friend told a brief story that has stuck with me ever since. She, a mother of two, told about how her daughter often runs to her room during the night when there is a thunderstorm….

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What are People Worth?

Recently, on one of the many tangents my mind goes on each day, I began thinking about what things we value and why we value them. Things such as food and water are obvious: we value them highly because we need them. However, there are some things we deem as valuable that we do not necessarily “need”. Gold and…

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Scars that Tell a Story

Both in its physical and emotional forms, “hurt” is an inescapable part of life. Some of us seem to be more exposed to it than others, which does not seem fair. Regardless of it’s severity, it’s a very difficult thing to deal with. When we are hurt by others we can attempt to withdraw from…

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