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Archive for June, 2007

  • Maracaibo

    June 28, 2007
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    What goes on in Maracaibo, Venezuela? Well, on June 28, the U.S. soccer team took on Argentina in the Copa America games at a huge stadium. Earlier in June, the city hosted the Junior Panamerican championship for Freestyle, Greco Roman, and Women’s wrestling. How do I know? On the flight from Miami I sat next to an 18 year old Canadian girl who was appalled at my ignorance and brought me up to speed on the sport. Maracaibo is also a thriving cultural center with its own unique humor and music. The city is proud of its six universities and [...]

  • Delight…

    June 2, 2007
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    Every heart is engaged in an elusive search for true joy and delight. After all, it’s what we were made for. In answer to the first question of the Westminster confession, “What is the chief end of man?”, the answer is given, “To glorify God and to enjoy Him forever.” Yet, the great problem of our fallen estate is that we look for happiness in all the wrong places. C. S. Lewis wrote, “We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on [...]