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    Pope Francis and the FedEx Cup

    Pope Francis was the news this past week.  I must say it has been a long time since the national media devoted so much uninterrupted time to hear and even affirm various messages from a person of faith.  In our skeptical age it was refreshing.  For a person of faith it was encouraging to see the cross lifted high and Jesus and the power of the gospel exalted. Observing the multitudes at various venues I am reminded of Ecc 3:11 how “God has set eternity in the hearts of every person.”  Blaise Pascal said it well that “there is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man.” This…

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    A Golf Lesson for Non-Golfers

    Recently my husband and I, along with two friends, took a golfing excursion in Jamaica while on a cruise. Two of them golfed while the other two of us rode in a cart taking pictures of the golfers and the breathtaking beauty of the mountainous course that provided ocean views from almost every hole. This course required a caddy (a golfing-savvy helper) to accompany every golfer, and it was the first time our friend Pam had ever golfed with a caddy. She kept marveling at the Christian life lessons she was learning from the specialized help she received throughout the game. At dinner on the last night of the cruise,…