When I read about Borders declaring bankruptcy this week, my first thought was (naturally) about myself. Sorry — I know it would be nice if I immediately thought of all the independent booksellers put out of business by the big…
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Just show up

This morning at Christmas Mass, I had the thought that Jesus had it pretty easy the first Christmas. When the priest talked about how the stress and preparations of Christmas can get in the way of experiencing the holiday, I…
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GOD, Incorporated

We’ve now spent two days talking about prayer-hedging, and the fear that asking for the wrong thing in prayer will bring down God’s wrath on our heads. At the worst part of this mindset, I treated God as GOD, Incorporated….
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