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God the Thief

A few years ago my family experienced an unexpected break-in to our house. I say “unexpected,” of course, because no one knows when a thief will strike. You’re living peacefully when—whammo!—you wake up one morning and your patio door is broken, everyone’s wallets and purses are gone, and the family van is missing from the driveway. You find evidence. A crow bar in the backyard. Drops of blood where the thief c...

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I recently received a call from a pastor friend asking me to pray for him. He had conducted a funeral for an older man, the father of one of his friends. I should say they were more than friends. They met every week for pie and ice cream and to mentor one another. The pastor asked me to pray for him because this mentor friend of his had been killed in a car accident. Two deaths in a very short time.

My friend is grieving along with...

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