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Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene

  She was desperate. Sleep had evaded her. But the dark night sky gave way to a deep blue hue and the hope of a new day. She could go now. Though weary, Magdalene would be the first one to the tomb. She knew exactly where they had placed Him, and she had a job to do. She would prepare …

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The Naming of Puppies

I’ve never felt completely comfortable with my name. I’ve joked for years that I’m looking forward to the day when Jesus hands me a white stone with my new name on it. Maybe it’s because I really was supposed to be a Douglas rather than an Andrea which has been shortened to Andy. Jesus often changed peoples names. Simon became …

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