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About davepersons

Retired minister who writes, speaks, sings, hikes, golfs, climbs mountains, etc.

U2 Concert by D74

Earlier this month I attended my first U2 concert at New Era stadium.  With three of my children and great seats, the stadium filled with fans of the 40-year-old popular Irish rock music group. An opening “prelude” came from a … Continue reading

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What’s It Mean to Die?

My 4-year-old granddaughter asked me this yesterday morning.  I had mentioned to her that Gramma and I were getting a new dog in a few weeks, one that will be little, but a little bigger than Carmel, the Dachshund dog … Continue reading

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“Getting to Heaven!”

I was driving home this morning when this sign caught my eye!  I wondered how many people understand what the words mean, taken from the Bible gospel book of John, chapter 3 and verse 7.  A more literal meaning of … Continue reading

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KNOWING GOD

  Can we ever really know God?  Like a friend, or even a lover?  Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have and enjoy such a relationship?  I think it is possible and also one of the best things we can enjoy … Continue reading

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Seeing God

“The world will see me no more, but you will see me….”  John 14:19 Do you often feel lonely?  Perhaps that’s an understatement!  Most do, but we need not, at least for too long.  Studies show Americans are lonely, 300 … Continue reading

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When God Sleeps

“If you had been here, my brother would not have died!”   John 11:32, RSV Anxiety and depression are common diseases in America.  About 7 percent of us, of all ages, suffer depression in our country.  Maybe more since the election … Continue reading

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Conscious Prayer

“As people think in the heart, so are they….”  Proverbs 23:7             Everyone prays, whether they realize it or not.  Healthy people pray, sick people pray, parents pray, children pray, race car drivers pray, atheists pray, and certainly, politicians pray!  … Continue reading

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