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Christian Bashing

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) January 26, 2018 Dear Julie: Seems there’s been a lot of Christian bashing lately. I’d like to speak up for them. I used to live a life full of drinking, drugs, and sex. I trusted no one, and I deserved no trust from anyone else. Then one day God introduced me to himself and the Christian life. Recently, I’ve been shocked that... read more


“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) January 23, 2018 Dear Julie: My parents recently bought a condo in Hawaii. They’ve invited us to join them but my husband is too proud to admit we can’t afford the airfare. I don’t see why we can’t put this trip on the credit card and worry about paying it back later. He refuses, saying we’ve worked too hard to get out of debt. Our... read more

Struggling for An Answer

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) January 19, 2018 Dear Julie: I work in a retirement home and have made friends with one of the residents. She’s a lovely person who brightens my day with her zany sense of humor. However, I’ve noticed a growing agitation when it comes to her family. In all the months I’ve worked here, I rarely see any of her children or grandchildren come... read more

Wanting to Help, But How?

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) January 16, 2018 Dear Julie: What can I do for a friend who lost her husband eight months ago? She is so sad and lonely but she seems to pull back whenever I try to get her out of the house. Shouldn’t she be getting over her loss by now? –Wanting to help, but how? ***** Dear Wanting to help: Like so many of us, you want to help a grieving... read more

Chopped Liver

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) January 12, 2018 Dear Julie: My parents live out of state and I’d like to visit them this Christmas. The only thing is they always grill me about when I’m going to get married and give them some grandchildren. I may get married someday but I’d like to find the right man first. How do I keep the conversation on the here and now? I’d like... read more

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