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Your Life is So Easy

May 15, 2013

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Previously published in the discussion forum at Real Intent. Some years ago I was Young Women President shepherding a group of very individualistic souls. One was a gregarious young woman, whose parents were divorced and mother was earning barely above minimum wage, whose life was filled with economic distress but whose character responded by stepping […]

The Green-Eyed Monster

July 19, 2010

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For many years I was deeply troubled by the parable of the prodigal son. As an oldest child, I probably identified with the oldest son, who styled himself as “the good one,” and I couldn’t see the fairness in the ending. Then some years ago (okay, some decades ago) my church made a movie of […]