Tag: God

  • God’s Rembrandt

    God’s Rembrandt

      Amsterdam is God’s Rembrandt, a piece of stunningly horrific beauty. Built in 1956, the year I was born, this World War II memorial represents the suffering inflicted upon this region. This, after all, is the place where dozens of youngsters like Anne Frank, like Corrie Ten[..]
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  • Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

    Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

    Editor's Note: One of the best things about attending Kathy Patrick's Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas  is the opportunity I get to meet some pretty fabulous writers. If it seems like we writers are always plugging other writers, it's because we love reading good books at much as[..]
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  • The Boy & His Speculum: Out of Africa

    The Boy & His Speculum: Out of Africa

    We were driving through one of those neighborhoods that you can find in almost any city nowdays. You know the ones where the houses are squished up next to one another like dolls on a shelf, all lavishly dressed, all so very pretty but yet[..]
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  • God’s Grandchildren: Your Handiwork

    God’s Grandchildren: Your Handiwork

    Church Lady Clothesline by Janie McGee   Some years ago, my daughter Shelby and I were traveling across country. I've gone back and forth so many times, in so many ways -- except boat, never taken a boat across country -- that I can't remember[..]
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  • Amazon is the Anti-Christ

    Amazon is the Anti-Christ

    I woke up this morning with a word. Well, actually, a complete sentence and an unsettled feeling. Maybe it's because I've been reading about rams, canals,goats and horns, that I woke up with my heart racing, my blood pumping and a word: Amazon is the[..]
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  • God does not love America

    God does not love America

    God does not love America. If that offends you, you have a problem. God does not love Israel. Israel as a nation is a construct of the Truman Administration and some legal wrangling within the United Nations. I know we have been taught -- truly[..]
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  • G.I. God

    G.I. God

    I've been a church-goer long enough to know that nothing gets people riled up quicker than talk about styles of worship. I once attended a church where, I kid you not, we sang Victory in Jesus every Sunday. Every Sunday. We sang it so much[..]
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  • A letter to Anne Rice

    A letter to Anne Rice

    Dear Ms. Anne: You don't know me, so please excuse the intrusion. I hope you won't think this too forward but I read about your recent remarks about quitting Christianity: "For those who care, and I understand if you don't: Today I quit being a[..]
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  • 700 Club Interview

    700 Club Interview

    Forget the week. It's been one of those years. I am not going into all that but suffice it to say it's just been one of those years. Take Monday morning for example. I was up at 5 a.m. for a pre-scheduled interview with the[..]
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