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Courageous Heart

One light fixed in the darkness One heart calling me to give mine                  – from the song, “Courageous Heart” by Dan Cunningham Susan Burton’s whole life is an illustration of Grace Turned … Continue reading

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The Advocate

Angela walked off the Greyhound bus in downtown Los Angeles near skid row with a paper sack of belongings and $200 minus her bus fare that got her there from prison. She was dusty and scared, with nowhere to go … Continue reading

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Opening prison doors

I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me Makes the lame to walk and the blind to see Opens prison doors sets the captives free Peter was asleep when the angel came to free him from prison. Since … Continue reading

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No more bars

I’m going to just have to spend one more day on the women at the Susan Burton home we visited last Saturday in the Watts area of Los Angeles. They are so inspiring. I wish you all could have been … Continue reading

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From darkness to light

I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. John 8:12 Last Saturday, Marti and I drove down the wide street of a quiet, middle class neighborhood … Continue reading

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When the gospel happens

Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking whose story was dramatized in the movie by the same title is a short, spunky woman with a passion for justice and a story of how God dragged her into a life-changing … Continue reading

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