Contentment

Philippians 4 All life is suffering. This is the first and truest of the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths, an essential belief for Buddhists—that sorrow, loss, and death await all of us and the ones we love. Sounds depressing, maybe, but it is true. And you don’t have to be Buddhist to believe it. Everyone “suffers” […]

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Unity…but Not the Fake Kind

John 17:1-11    Grab a dictionary—or more likely—google it. The word unity. Here’s the definition: the state of being one; oneness. 2.   a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one. 3. oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement. And now, let me tell you a […]

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The Connecting-Disrupting Love

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 One of the countries I visited in January with my life partner Maria is an often misunderstood place. Nicaragua is the largest Central American country on the isthmus. It sits right above Costa Rica and below Honduras. Nicaragua is beautiful–full of volcanoes, unique architecture, incredible beaches, and an eye-opening diversity of wildlife […]

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