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When I was hungry …

I met a transient couple named Justine and Wayne sitting outside of a downtown hotel today.  This wasn’t the first time I’d seen them, but it was the first time I’d stopped to talk. Yesterday, they had been sitting alongside the on ramp for the interstate with their dogs, holding up a sign and asking … Continue reading

Will you be watching The Passion of the Christ?

  As I considered appropriate, meaningful ways to reflect on Jesus’ death today, Good Friday, one of the first things that came to mind was to watch the well-known Mel Gibson movie, The Passion of the Christ. I remember when the movie first came out in 2004, theater-goers flocked to the film, and everyone I … Continue reading

Would you stop?

Last night my 16-year-old daughter, Jennie, called me to tell me she and her friend, Jacob, had stopped to help a woman who ran out of gas just outside of town. This woman’s 13-year-old son was walking back toward town, along with the woman’s boyfriend, and they had gone to look for them and give them a ride. … Continue reading