Doin’ Fine!

Hey I’m okay–I’m doin’ fine! That is my story and my line. I don’t need you, when I’ve got me! I’m doin’ great, as you can see! I learned it young. It’s all I know. I’m all I’ve got! Life ain’t no rainbow. But in the dark, with none around; The tears they flow–without a…

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Hugging Porcupines

Hugging you takes some practice. So I’ll start out with a cactus. –Marilyn Singer (on hugging porcupines) Hugging porcupines ain’t easy! Neither is hugging your critics. And, may I add, hugging prickly Prodigals takes a heart full of Holy-Spirit-Love. Loving Prodigals is not easy for The Church. I don’t really understand why. They are our…

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Why Bother With Prodigals?

Yeah, why? Don’t we in the church have enough problems? Must we really go to all this bother?   For Prodigals? Well, I wondered the same thing until I read Timothy Keller’s book, The Prodigal God. In his chapter titled Redefining Lostness, he wrote this: It is typical for people who have turned their backs…

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