Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why Are We So Easily Offended?

When we look at the idea of being offended, we must ask ourselves one very important question: What does it mean to be offended by something someone does or says? The first thing that you need to understand is your … Continue reading

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Why Does God Allow Innocent Children to Suffer?

If God is such a loving God, then why would he allow innocent children to suffer?  This is a question that gets asked a lot.   I don’t have the full answer, none of us do, because we can’t see … Continue reading

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Does God Hear Our Prayers?

Psalm 102  (NIV) 1 Hear my prayer, Lord;     let my cry for help come to you. 2 Do not hide your face from me     when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me;     when I call, answer me quickly. Do you … Continue reading

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Procrastination: Does it Really Make it Easier?

It’s happened again.  We think we are going to finally get our work done at a reasonable hour within a reasonable time, but instead we spent our time doing something else that we thought would be a little more fun … Continue reading

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It’s a BIG World Out There: Advice for College Grads

It is graduation season again.  It is a time when young students endure just one more final or one last mind-numbing lecture before collecting their degrees and their commencement address. The commencement speech seldom contains advice that you can actually … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

We’ve been uncomfortably reminded over the last few years and especially the last few weeks that the United States still has a long way to go when it comes to race relations.  Simmering racial anger and division came out with … Continue reading

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The Final Word on Finals

Finals week is a dreaded reality for many students.  Surprise deadlines, group projects, and comprehensive exams can lead to a whole lot of stress. I went through nine years of college and that means I was a part of 16 … Continue reading

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