Going back to the past risks pain. But pain is the great truth-teller, the means by which we discover our true self, bare before God, admitting that self to God, recognizing Him and asking forgiveness.

The Hard Task

Kumph! HaKumph! HaRrrrrummph!   Why am I coughing? Where am I? It’s so dark. And cold.  Dust. You’re in your grave. Your cough, though, is just a memory, a lingering nerve reaction. Remember, you’re dead.  What? Where? Who are you?  I’m your neighbor. You can think of me as your conscience, an old spirit.  What happened?  You died.  How? I …

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The Good

Early in my youth, naïve and uninitiated, I believed in the good of every person. Life has modified and clarified for me my belief lay not in the good of every person, but in good itself and this good did exist in some people while in others the good did not seem to reside with …

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Prosper Jones

And what are we to make of all this? This, our earthly existence, this, the self upon which life centers and revolves, the glad prism through which our gods are made and served. How hard it is to follow God when first our friend is self. How should I deny it when always finding it …

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A faith of love and forgiveness without atonement and redemption is something different altogether.

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