We fight our lonely battles….

Lieutenant Hirro Onada was the last Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II. He was left on the island Lubang in the Philippines in 1944 — along with three other soldiers. They were left with the command to “carry on the mission even if Japan surrenders.” Eventually the others were killed or surrendered. But

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today I met a man…

Today I met a man. But not really. Rather our paths crossed. The private paths of our own separate worlds made a juncture And we were there.   We told our impersonal names And shook each other’s hand Warmly and firmly – to convey Our interest Which wasn’t there   We shared our views On

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A product of God’s Grace

I recently shared a message titled “A product of God’s Grace.” The audio is available for podcast from samspulpit.com 1 Corinthians 4:7 (ESV)                  For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive

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