Category Archives: Forgiveness

Forgive and Forget? by The Rev. Richard E. Sindall

The following article is written by The Reverend Richard E. Sindall and has been reprinted here with his permission. For more information, please visit his website at Faith Thinking Aloud. “I can forgive, but I can’t forget.” I hear that … Continue reading

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Fall on My Knees (a poem by JRobin Whitley)

During the healing service, I wanted to fall on my knees again. How long it has been since I, sinner and saint, felt the presence of G_d and wanted to fall on my knees. G_d had not been absent. There … Continue reading

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An Explanation from the Imam Atif Chandry – Soul Food from Pfeiffer University

  Islam is one of the oldest religions in the world. The prophet Mohammed was born in 570 C.E and Islam grew out of his revelations which became the Quran. By clicking the image below, you can learn more about … Continue reading

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A Message about Holy Cross Episcopal in Valle Crucis, NC, USA

Living in the mountains has many advantages for me. First, there is something in the mountains that is intangible but that gives me great joy. Then, there is nature and that gives me joy regardless of the landscape, but the … Continue reading

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Pride and Faith

Pride and faith may seem like an odd title for a reflection. Especially when the overall subject of this blog is to talk about God in the World. Yet, once I type the word, “world”, putting the words pride and … Continue reading

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Broken as the Bread of Christ

“Our greatest fulfillment lies in giving ourselves to others.”

― Henri J.M. Nouwen, Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World Continue reading

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Holidays and Grief – Emmanuel Comes

The past week has been challenging for me due to illness. In addition, the holidays are here and so is grief for me and many people. My grief is the loss of my marriage. My friend lost his daughter to … Continue reading

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