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Out of the Darkness

Many years ago on the cover of one of the most renowned newspapers in the world, an ad appeared which said, “The meaning of Christmas is that love will triumph and that we will be able to put together a world of unity and peace.” In other words, the light is within us, and that…

A Desperate Faith

One of a parent’s greatest fears is when their child goes missing. We often hear harrowing stories and think of worst case scenarios when there is an “Amber alert.” I sometimes wonder what those parents are thinking? There must be a sense of fear and desperation. Hopefully, none of us will never have to face…

A Prayer of Surrender

I am a very stubborn and competitive person. Whether it is sports, a board game or an argument, I don’t like to lose. The thought of giving up would be something that would never come to mind. In fact, even in my closest relationship with my wife, it took a decade before I could say…

From Fear to Faith

Have you ever felt desperate? Have you ever been in a situation in life when you were totally and completely helpless and you didn’t know what to do or who to turn to? I can remember doing a funeral for a young father who had been murdered by his stepson. It was a very difficult…