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Flying Too Close to the Sun

The Greek Myth of Icarus comes to mind while reading a recent CNN article about NASA launching a probe, the Parker Solar Probe, to fly "closer to the sun than any spacecraft has ever reached." Parker's mission is to enable NASA to study solar winds before plunging deep into the sun's corona on a death dive. But Icarus and NASA are not alone among humanity seeking to be closer to that brightest of lights that brings life to this existence—however, it's not the Sun; rather, the light we seek is the Son.

Why Children Grow Up and Abandon Their Parent's Values

It is amazing how many stories I hear of children — even in good Christian homes — that grow up to abandon everything they were taught, abandon church, abandon the values, morals and standards their parents hold to and jump pell-mell into a life that ends up consuming them — much like the story of the Prodigal Son. I'm glad the Prodigal Son came back; I just wish he would've never left to begin with.

Preaching to the Choir

America is at a crossroads with Christian values being rejected at every turn; wisdom being shunned in favor of mass popularity; and everyone closing their ears and minds, choosing offense over intelligent discourse. And Donald Trump was raised to the Presidency for such a time as this.

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Let Him Without Sin Cast the First Stone

Ben Shapiro recently cited an article from the UK Daily Mail wherein a 69 year-old mother of a 47 year-old man with Down's syndrome reflected on her life, wishing she had aborted her baby. Why? Because he made her life harder than it might have been and because he has not had the quality of life she wanted for her son. The article, and the overt recommendation to abort, begs we Christians address the issue.