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The Long Silence

The Long Silence At the end of time, billions of people were seated on a great plain before God’s throne. Most shrank back from the brilliant light before them. But some groups near the front talked heatedly, not cringing with … Continue reading

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The Place of Suffering to the Soul

“… If you ask people who don’t believe in God why they don’t, the number one reason will be suffering,” says John Ortberg “… If you ask people who believe in God when they grew most spiritually, the number one … Continue reading

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Flash Floods of Tears

Annie Dillard said, “I think that the dying pray at the last not, “please,” but “thank you” as a guest thanks his host at that door.” ¬†She knew some secret about a life of gratitude at the moment of mourning; … Continue reading

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