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Daily Wonder 12-10-14

The Cave, ask Part 2 Now, medical let’s imagine that we the prisoners are released and our error is revealed—someone sets us free and shows us we’ve been seeing only a shadow world. At first, when any of us is liberated and compelled suddenly to stand up and turn our neck and walk and look…

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Daily Wonder 12-9-14

Plato wrote “The Republic” about 400 years before Jesus was born.  Plato’s story is about the way intellect and learning help us make wise decisions, order and it was intended as a parable that would create smart leaders who would always work for the good of the entire republic. Plato had government in mind, cialis…

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Daily Wonder 12-8-14

Monday Meditation: Compassionate God, there in this time of darkness, pharm we wait with hope for the One who will come and show us your light. As we revel in the merriment of the season and the sparkle of decorations, recipe remind us there are also many for whom the holiday season is not one…

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Daily Wonder 12-5-14

We must accept finite disappointment, doctor but never lose infinite hope. —Martin Luther King, Jr. Thought for the Day: Humans can be extremely disappointing. We’re very often petty, greedy little creatures intent on maintaining our little piece of the pie, rather than daring to give the pie away and bake a new one. For thousands of…

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Daily Wonder 12-4-14

Scripture: Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of God, to whom we must give account. Thought for the Day: Growing up Jewish in the Deep South was no walk in the park. I was often called names, including “Christ killer,” and condemned to…

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Daily Wonder 12-3-14

Scripture: 1 John 3:1-3 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, healing that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Dear friends, advice now we are children of God, and what we…

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Daily Wonder 12-2-14

Scripture: Job 5:19 From six calamities he will rescue you; in seven no harm will touch you. Thought for the Day: I recently wrote about the importance of the number seven in the ancient world. It symbolized perfection or completion. The Hebrew word for seven, view  shevah, is from the root savah, which means “full” or “satisfied.” Six is associated…

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