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Welcome… and General Comments

First time visitors, click here for the About OtherSheep.net page. New entries are posted about once a week.  Feel free to comment on any of them, or if you have a general comment, you can add it to this post. And – if … Continue reading

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Loving Like Crazy

Thoughts swirl in my head: “There’s so much pain in the world.” … “The needs are overwhelming.” … “Loneliness is everywhere.” … “People are craving to be cared for.” … “Disease, addictions, crime, sadness, all around me.” … “I want … Continue reading

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Who, Me?

The phrase “There but for the grace of God go I” is fairly well known, yet its origin and true meaning are often misstated. I’ve typically heard it spoken when someone gets a terrible disease, has an accident, hits a … Continue reading

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Father, Gardener, Holy Ghost

Jesus had been brutally executed days ago. Mary Magdalene, who loved him immensely, was crying so uncontrollably that she couldn’t make out the man standing before her. She thought he was the gardener. Then he uttered one word … her name, … Continue reading

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Dinner Time

It was a ceremony repeated once a month for most of my childhood. “The Lord’s Supper” it was called. Sometimes they labeled it “Communion”, though at the time I didn’t understand why. * Reverend Hill took his place behind what … Continue reading

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Faith Highway

Two people are conversing on cell phones while driving down the highway. One says, “The terrain here is mountainous, there is snow all around. There’s a thick, natural forest in sight, but no leaves on the trees.” The other replies, … Continue reading

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Then And Now

A confusing spiritual question was posed to Jesus in a conversation that took place with a woman at the side of a well. His answer, at first glance, was equally perplexing: “The time is coming and is now here.” It … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Throw Out The Baby With The Bath Water

It’s the Christmas season once again, complete with manger scenes including baby Jesus. Yet every time I read a new statistic, the news is that Christianity is losing ground, at least in America. I understand and am not even surprised. … Continue reading

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Made In God’s Image. Bummer.

The Bible says that humans were made in the image of God. That’s cool in a lot of ways, but there’s a downside. Fortunately there’s also a resolution. No matter how much I accomplish or how well I do something, … Continue reading

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Happy Old Year

The allure of shiny objects seems to be part of the human condition. We like stuff that’s hip, trendy, and new. That even applies to points on the calendar. At a certain season in time, we give each other best … Continue reading

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