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In Light of Recent Events

Absolutely true..


gay marriageThis is the text of the sermon I preached on Sunday, June 28, setting aside my summer sermon series to address a number of recent events in our nation.  I publish it here by request:

On Thursday Christy and I drove from Richmond, Virginia, to Niagara Falls, Ontario, which means that we waited in line to cross the Rainbow Bridge to the Canadian side of the border. I don’t know why. You can see the falls from the American side. But we love international travel, and it only cost $3.50 to cross the bridge, so we did it. And, besides, we had reservations at a bed and breakfast on the Canadian side. To avoid roaming charges we switched our phones to “airplane mode” and spent a blissful sixteen hours ignoring the news. When we crossed back over the next day it seemed that everything had changed. Christy sat in the…

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Happiness 101

*You are responsible for your own happiness. Don’t depend on ‘someone.’

*Trust is something you are responsible of. If you believe you can’t trust your partner, it’s not he/she who has the problem. It’s you.

*If you don’t wanna lose someone, then don’t have him/her. Nothing lasts forever.