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Social Consciousness: Awareness of the Needs of Others

It was a question that caught me a bit off guard. But I’ve learned to expect such questions from my friend. Over the last year and a half I’ve been corresponding with someone who would normally be outside of my … Continue reading

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Providing Refuge: History Repeats Itself

It was a humid day. A slow, steady rain fell as we stood in the line. Some friends told us that they waited over two hours in this line. I suspected that because of the rain it would be much … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth: Where Do Love and Hate Fit In?

How can we recognize a spiritual person? What might we look for in ourselves as a sign of spiritual growth or maturity? In what way should religious beliefs influence the quality of a person’s life? As I reflect on these … Continue reading

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