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Should We Continue?

I was a sophomore in high school the first time I paid attention to the story of Hagar and Ishmael. After reading Melville’s famous line, “Call me Ishmael,” I looked up Ishmael’s story in the Bible. That simple sentence from … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the Hagars and Ishmaels

Incline your ear, O Lord,    and answer me, for I am poor and needy.   Preserve my life,    for I am devoted to you; save your servant who trusts in you.   You are my God;    be … Continue reading

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