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Hope

March 19, 2013
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There are two leading principles in the soul of the Christian, which make God the special object. These are “faith and hope.” There is a marked distinction, and yet an intimate connection, between these two principles. Faith takes what God has given; hope expects what He has promised. Faith rests in holy tranquility in God’s…

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Free Hearts

March 14, 2013
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As a 25-year-old ‘newbie’ in fundraising I was excited, albeit very nervous, to be riding in a golf cart with a very wealthy donor as we sped through miles of his orange groves in south Florida.  I was dressed more for a New York board meeting; he wore cowboy boots, muddy jeans, a rumpled cotton…

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In the Light

March 13, 2013
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Don’t you love daylight savings time when you come out of work…and the sun is still shining? When I leave work I gulp in as much sunlight and warmth as possible before descending into the dark dampness of the subway to start my ride home.  Now, instead of gulping in glorious ‘nature’ I’m more prone…

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