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Stranger Kindness

Last summer, I invited our congregation to participate in a kindness challenge.  I said, “Approach strangers and ask, ‘Is there anything I can do or say to help you have a better day?’ Since I encouraged the congregation to engage … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Feel Small

One reason I drove my Honda for 235,000 miles:  I didn’t want to endure the process of buying a car, even if it was The Kindest Choice. In the past, I have felt manipulated and taken advantage of by salesmen.  … Continue reading

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Prayer is Renunciation?

  I’ve been a minister for 17 years and I still wonder about prayer.  What is it and does it work? Even though I wonder about prayer, I’m always glad to offer it and receive it. The Sunday before I … Continue reading

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