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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Face of Godlessness

The man who prays ceases to be a fool, while the man who refuses to pray nourishes a blind life within his own brain and he will find no way out on that road. Job cries out that prayer is … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Our “Squishiness”

And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope. ~ Romans 5:3-4 “‘And he believed in the Lord, and He accounted it to him for righteousness.’ This is … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Friends, Humanity & Ideology

C.S. Lewis used to say he rarely read the news. If there was anything important that he could do something about, he trusted his friends would tell him. As for the rest, he thought the best response to those things … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Tradition and the “Uncommon Spirit”

A life with presence—that is, an uncommon spirit—redeems any situation from the commonplace…Adaptability is the power to make a suitable environment for oneself out of any set of circumstances. Most of us are all right if we can live in … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Providence of Pain

“Every strand of sentimental satisfaction is an indication of how much farther we have to go before we understand the life of God, it is the satisfaction of a smug self-interest which God by circumstances and pain shocks out of … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Self-Respect or Self-Loathing?

To understand where we are as Americans today, I believe you need to first understand who we’ve become…to a man. Look a courageous man (if you can find one) in the eye, and then look a coward in the eye, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ January 24, 2016

I have said on more than one occasion that if the America that we were so blessed to have passed to us should die before we can officially pass it on to our children, our epitaph would read “Here lies … Continue reading

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My Prayer for the New Year

May we resolve as a people to find our way in 2016, by looking first at our own personal failings, missteps, neglects, ill-conceived delegations, wishful-thinkings, shallow vanities and betrayals; and second, by seeking our own redemption and reconnection to Faith, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ October 25, 2015

“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.”           ~ Victor Hugo We are suffering a plague of dishonest men from the top down. The problem for liars is twofold. First, lies beget more lies. Second, … Continue reading

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