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Every Successful Journey Requires A Destination

Here in Michigan we say that there are two seasons of the year: winter, and road construction season. When the…

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Our Great Comfort

Thirteen years ago we were all in a funk. The Christmas season was beginning, the stores were offering all their bargains, but the people of the United States were still in a national shock and not in much of a mood for an oncoming celebration. The events of September 11, 2001, were in our minds […]

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A Love Only He Can Give

Throughout the 19th and part of the 20th centuries, before the invention of corrugated fiberboard boxes, manufacturers built sturdy wooden crates to ship their products to retailers. During the decades leading up to World War I, such boxes (absent the product, of course) could often be found on street corners where they became portable platforms for those […]

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Our Unfamiliarity With Kings

One day in 1863, during the height of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln was making one his frequent trips to a hospital for soldiers wounded in battle. As he walked from ward to ward, he offered cheerful and sympathetic words to all the men he saw; the fact that the President of the United […]

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Advent: A Time Of Expectancy

Advent begins with us looking at the eventual end of the world. The passage in today’s Gospel account is taken from St. Mark’s (13:33-37) report of Jesus speaking to His disciples about the end of the world, telling them (and us) to be watchful and alert because we do now know when the Last Day […]

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