Tag Archives: God

Adoption

Why is adoption awesome? God adopted us into his family. Instead of just choosing to keep and keep loving the child who was born to you, who you helped make, your choosing to love a child who is a complete … Continue reading

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“Instinct”? Really?

Often what looks like love in animals, is dissmised, by atheists (or perhaps by christains who want to prove that animals don’t go to heaven. Not that an animals ability to love is absolute proof for the other side, but … Continue reading

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community

Among a list of topics I have been told to blog about, I have not yet blogged about community. This may overlap with my communion post a little. What is a community? In ecology its a group of populations of … Continue reading

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Watering the flocks

Jacob goes to visit his uncle. When he’s nearly there he meets some shepherds. “As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian? is it to convert other people to Christianity ie the great commission? Is it to serve others “whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant”? is it to love others “Love your … Continue reading

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Communion

What is communion? Obviously it includes crackers and grape juice in memory of Jesus death and the last supper, but where does the word come from? Communion, commune, community, communication. Could it be about being in community with God and … Continue reading

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“one thing that makes you ache because it’s so beautiful / feel so small in its vastness / implode with wonder.”

Go watch the ducklings, go cuddle a kitten, go play with a puppy, And know, that when God first designed them to be so adorably cute, that he was thinking of you. Go climb a mountain, go stare at the … Continue reading

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