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Why ‘Let Go and Let God’ Is My Lifeline

Not long before his death, Henri Nouwen wrote in Sabbatical Journeys about some friends who were trapeze artists. They shared with Nouwen about the special relationship between flyer and catcher on the trapeze. The flyer lets go, and the catcher catches. As the flyer swings high above the crowd on …

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Oil Is a Gift from God. Are We Squandering It?

By August 27, 1859, New England railroad conductor Edwin L. Drake had been spending borrowed money for months, and it was running out. His steam-powered drill had bored 69 feet into the rock near Titusville, Pennsylvania, at the rate of three feet a day, and he had yet to strike …

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Canada Releases ‘Gay Coin’ to Celebrate LGBTQ2 Anniversary, Christians Call It ‘An Affront to Our God’

The Royal Canadian Mint has released a commemorative one-dollar coin (known as a “loonie”) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalization of the LGBTQ community. Conservative Christians have called the new coin a highly offensive attack against God. In 1969, Canada’s Parliament passed legislation to partially stop the …

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