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the golden rule, expanded

What if we all lived this way?
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.  –Christianity (as drawn from the Hebrew scriptures)
What is hateful to you do not do to your neighbor. That is the entire Torah. The rest is commentary. Go and learn.–Judaism
No one is a believer until you desire for another that [...]

he walked right in

Messages intended for my kids always seem to hit me right between the eyes.  This one came in a Bible story, but whether you’re Christian or not, I hope you’ll find the concepts universal.
In my eldest son’s confirmation class, a motley crew of early teens and parents discussed the woman at the well.  You may be [...]

re-reflections on faith

On this snowy Sunday morning, I’m hiding out at home due to this adventure, enjoying the quiet.
On faith was the very first post I wrote for this site, but few of you were around to read it.  I thought I’d run it again.  Let me know what you think. 
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On faith

Today, a few verses frame my thoughts on faith:
“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”  Hebrews 11:1
“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”  Luke 6:37
Speaking of faith [...]