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posticon Reaching Beyond Belief and Faith

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If we choose only to expose ourselves to opinions and viewpoints that are in line to our own, we become more polarized, more set in our own ways. It will only reinforce and deepen the political divides in our country. But if we choose to actively seek out information that challenges our assumptions and beliefs, perhaps we can begin to understand where the people who disagree with us are coming from. ~ Barack Obama

 

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Many folks I’ve spoken with lately say they’re delighted 2016 is over.Read more

“Reaching Beyond Belief and Faith”

posticon Do You Know Where You’ll Go When You Die?

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You have traveled in dreams while safe at home with Me. ~ A Course in Miracles

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A few weeks ago someone asked me, “Do you know where you’ll go when you die?” My answer: “Yes.”

It was a quiet Sunday afternoon, and I was enjoying a few hours off from my work. The loud knock at my front door brought me abruptly out of a lazy, peaceful place.

There were two men at the door, and I knew instantly why they were there.Read more

“Do You Know Where You’ll Go When You Die?”

posticon Are You Doomed By Your Genes? by John Cali

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I often hear folks saying “It runs in the family.” Usually “it” means a particular disease or illness. These folks typically believe they are doomed by their genes.

I had a graphic example of this in my own family many years ago.

One of my uncles died at the age of 55 from a heart attack. His son, a favorite older cousin of mine, was convinced he too would die at 55 of a heart attack. He had a happy life, a large wonderful family, and much to look forward to in the years ahead.… Read more

“Are You Doomed By Your Genes? by John Cali”

posticon How Strong Is Your Faith? by John Cali

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Just a few weeks ago, on Sunday, May 27, Mack Wolford, a Pentecostal minister in West Virginia, was conducting a Sunday service for the members of his congregation. That was his last day on this earth.

Pastor Wolford, a colorful and legendary character, believed Christians should handle poisonous snakes to test their faith in God. He further believed if he was bitten God would heal him. This was a regular part of his congregation’s religious services.

Wolford had no fear of poisonous snakes, and he’d handled them many times before.… Read more

“How Strong Is Your Faith? by John Cali”