Overflowing mercy

As we continue the study of the Beatitudes this Sunday, there are some questions raised by the next Beatitude, Matthew 5:7: “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” Does it mean that if I show mercy God will show mercy to me? Does it then mean that God

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How is your appetite?

One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1908-1909, Sir Ernest Shackleton and three companions attempted to reach the South Pole from their winter quarters. They set off with four ponies to help carry the load, but weeks later after their ponies had died and their rations had virtually run

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