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For The Long Haul

October 29, 2012 – 6:19 am

posted by ronniemcbrayer

For those who grew up in the revivalistic tradition, we heard the same basic sermon every Sunday: “You are a sinner. Repent or you’re going to hell. And you better get to it, …

Good All The Time

October 22, 2012 – 4:03 am

posted by ronniemcbrayer

I heard humorist Jack Handey say that you should never criticize someone until you walk a mile in his or her shoes. Then, when you do criticize them, “You are a mile away …

You Never Know What Will Grow

October 15, 2012 – 7:24 am

posted by ronniemcbrayer

Bishop Desmond Tutu celebrated his 81st birthday this past week. The accomplishments of his eight decades are well-known and many. We know the story: For most of his life he has labored in …

Grace Fills the Empty Spaces

October 8, 2012 – 5:15 am

Grace Fills The Empty Spaces
posted by ronniemcbrayer

In her book Gravity and Grace, the late Simone Weil wrote, “Grace fills empty spaces, but it can only enter where there is a void to receive it.” With …

In The Mix

October 1, 2012 – 7:22 am

posted by ronniemcbrayer

Many years ago I wrote an article that one of my newspaper editors entitled, “The Beautiful, Blended Family of God.” It was a delightful little piece that I scribbled down while watching my …