Category Archives: Helping others

Fire Capt. David Rosa shot to death: Two Views of our Flag (Part 1)

Independence Day, 2018: A couple of days ago Pete, our neighbor directly across the street, found an American flag in the trash.  A large, brand new, perfectly good American flag, representing all that our country stands for–gratitude to God for … Continue reading

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Power to Heal: Victim of Post-Traumatic Stress (continued)

“Kiwanuka’s remarks left me feeling betrayed and more helpless than ever… I had no formulas with which to heal the woman. And I was not like the great prophets and preachers of the past…I had no special access to God. … Continue reading

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Power to Heal: Victim of Post-Traumatic Stress

[NOTE: I decided not to include but only hint at the brutal details to show by contrast how completely God healed and removed all vestiges of post-traumatic stress without the need of any counseling or lengthy recovery.] Pastor Sempangi had … Continue reading

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Power to Heal: 12-year old Okelo of Uganda, continued

“Now, once again, the boy’s body was stiff, his mind completely closed to human contact. I tried to comfort him but no words or gestures could reach him. There was no sign of life in his eyes. In utter frustration … Continue reading

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Power to Heal: 12-year old Okelo of Uganda

In our pain, God gives us power.  Power to endure, power to overcome, power to rejoice in injustice, power to forgive, power to heal–the power which reversed the laws of nature, bringing Jesus Christ back from the dead. The two … Continue reading

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The Color of Friendship (corrected)

NOTE: I am re-posting this to correct facts in paragraph 16 (the Andersons moving to Yellow Springs), and to include links to Dr. Anderson’s biography Playing on All the Keys (by Joan Horn) and his obituary in the Washington Post.  … Continue reading

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Johnny Appleseed

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.  He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.  Psalm 126: 5-6 John … Continue reading

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