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Those Things He Was Saying Today: Reflections on the Tsarnaev Sentencing

On Wednesday, I attended Jahar’s formal sentencing in Boston.  I had hemmed and hawed for a long time over whether to go or not.  I don’t have a lot of extra vacation days to take, and they didn’t give much … Continue reading

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Your Faith for This Man Counts

Every once in a while, I have a day of doubt – never in God Himself, but more in if this is what God truly wants of me or if I’ve made it all up in my head.  Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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You and Me

I have been listening to this song on repeat since someone recommended it to me on Monday. It is a hauntingly beautiful song about the redemption offered to us through Christ, and the lyrics include powerful imagery that is extremely … Continue reading

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Don’t Shrink Back

Editor’s Note:  This is an anonymous submission from the author of “Open Letter: Another Story of God Working on Our Hearts.” Time has passed. Over a year since the attack on Boston in April 2013, and several months since I … Continue reading

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