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In the 1990s, there was a band, five o’clock people, a fully-acoustic, coffee-house ensemble that popped up in Portland, Oregon. They were unique and, in many ways, quite good. One of their songs titled Lunar describes the difficult pursuit of faith as “a lunar endeavor” wherein we constantly grasp for daylight but end up with fistfuls of…

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I have long believed that Thomas got/gets a bad rap. You know to whom I am referring, right? – “Doubting Thomas.” In case you’re not familiar with the backstory, Thomas was one of Jesus’ twelve disciples, sometimes referred to as Didymus. Thomas is the poor sap who, through the uttering one brief statement, redefined his…

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