Category: Faith Journey

Is God sending a message

My granddaughter, who is a divergent thinker, sat down next to me yesterday and ask, “Is God sending a message? I mean, he has sent many messages through time.” I was impressed by her questions, but a little scary. Kauri experiences high-functioning Autism and her mind is brilliant. However, she can not wrap her brain

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Let resentment go

When I was growing up, forgiveness seemed like another way of saying, “I am sorry.”  I didn’t begin to understand the meaning of forgiveness until I was in about fifth grade.  My mom, who was a Protestant, made me apologize for something that wasn’t my fault.  At that moment, I think I began to understand

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Recurring memory from my childhood

My mother taught me it is better to be humble and kind, rather than keep anger swelling inside.  I have been having this same recurring memory from my childhood. When I was young, about fifth grade, one of the girls in my class turned on me “with a vengeance.”  The sad thing is this girl

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My First Call To Prayer

When I see people write or talk about their prayer experience as “a failure” because “God didn’t answer,” I wonder what they asked for.  Also, is it something personal or is it for the greater good.  It made me think a lot about my own prayer skills or lack of. Is God listening to me?

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My Faith Journey Begins June 2, 2019 – Today is Sunday. I want to share a little bit about the faith journey I am walking, beginning with my childhood. Growing up, my family shared in an interdenominational faith. I grew up in Saudi Arabia where my father worked for Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO). The

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