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Life on Purpose The season of Lent is a clarion call to return to God with all your heart

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Throughout the Old Testament, references to the blowing of the trumpet, or the shofar, signify a call to pay attention and be obedient to the voice of God.

Life on Purpose And a little child shall lead them

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Let the children and the child-like among us teach us how to love even in the face of rejection, how to encourage and be kind to one another. Let the children teach us to respect one another for who we are and not measure another’s value by the tasks we perform.

Life on PurposeFinding the secret to true, abiding love

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The secret to love can be summarized in just three principles.

Life on Purpose Make hope a conscious choice

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Hope is a conscious choice. Choose hope and it will be the cornerstone of your life.

Life on PurposeSteven McDonald taught us the power of forgiveness

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Forgiveness of those who have wronged us, even grievously, allows us to turn a horrendous event into a blessing.

Life on PurposeCelebrating the reason for the season during the 12 Days of Christmas

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The season reminds us: Emmanuel, 'God with us' is true all the year long.

Life on PurposeThe blessing of seeing the wonders of Christmas through the eyes of a child

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Miracles are not so hard to believe in when you see them through the eyes of a child.

Life on PurposeAmidst the holiday frenzy, Advent is the season of waiting in joyful expectation

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It may take God years to respond to prayers, but the season of Advent reminds us that waiting in joyful expectation will be rewarded with an answer in the time He knows is right.

Technology, civility and political passions: Let’s make space for the golden rule

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I am not an uneducated, angry misogynist or a hateful, judgmental or passive conservative. My friends who voted for Clinton are also not the terrible names they’ve been called either. We need to show each other respect.

Life on PurposeIn a bitter and divisive election season, why we must choose to be the bridge that connects the best...

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This election cycle has stirred feelings strong enough to divide even families, neighbors and friends, but if we choose to overlook the differences that separate us, we find the good in all of us.