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Thoughts on life by Teri McCarthy

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The Ministry of Kindness

Posted by admin in November 10th, 2008 | 2 comments 
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Please don’t think I am trying to sound like Oprah Winfrey or anything, but wouldn’t the world be a better place if we were all kinder to each other? Today I had to go to the grocery store to pick up a few things. I hate using a grocery cart so I usually lie to […]

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Lions and Tigers and Bears…Oh My!

Posted by admin in November 6th, 2008 | 2 comments 
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There seems to be a lot of fear in the world today. Even among Christians. Fear of losing one’s job; fear of losing one’s retirement; fear of our political leaders; fear of natural disasters and fear of the future. Fear is such a funny thing because I believe God gave us the ability to fear […]

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God Is In Control

Posted by admin in November 5th, 2008 | 3 comments 
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Big D had an early flight out this morning so I drove him to the airport. After I dropped him off I headed home. On the drive back the sun began to rise. This morning’s sunrise was one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. It’s partly cloudy here and the cloudy, hazy horizon […]

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Dandelions are Weeds

Posted by admin in October 31st, 2008 | 2 comments 
Published in faith, Uncategorized

You know, I always get a little nervous when I hear someone say, “The Lord told me this and that and such and such.” I can’t resist saying, “Really? Did He call you on your cell?” I mean I wish it was that simple. I have never heard God’s voice. Not audibly anyway. And we’re […]

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My Steeple is Bigger Than Your Steeple!

Posted by admin in October 17th, 2008 | 1 comment 
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I live off of 87th Street in a suburb of Kansas City. Within a four mile radius of my home there are four mega churches. By mega churches I am referring to churches that have congregations of over 1,000 in attendance and whose buildings cost more than 15 million dollars each. One is a monster […]

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The War Less Travelled (Part 2)

Posted by admin in October 15th, 2008 | 11 comments 
Published in Uncategorized, War

Jesus preached an upside down philosophy. He said it is better to give than receive. Then he tells his followers that if they want to lead they’ll have to serve–the first will be last. That’s just crazy stuff. He says we are to love our enemies, do good to mean folks, pray for those who […]

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