Rebecca Hamilton

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Please Remember Me in Your Prayers This Friday

I have another “mass.” My biopsy is scheduled for this Friday — Good Friday. I’ve asked a number of people to pray, and their first response has been “how can that be?” I had a bilateral mastectomy, and in their minds, that removed all risk of...

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You Are Not the Worst Thing That Has Been Done To You

You are not the worst thing you have done. You are also not the worst thing that has been done to you. The things we have done, and the things that have been done to us, exert real force on our minds. They shape and mold our thinking and our...

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The Transfiguration Was a Gift of Divine Love

They walked to the top of the mountain. Peter, James and John didn't know why they were walking to the top of this mountain, but He took them there. They had followed Him for three years over dusty roads, up and down hills and through fields, so...

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What Was Your Best Lent Ever?

What was your “best” Lent ever? The most recent issue of the (Archdiocese of Oklahoma City) Sooner Catholic had an article in which the author asked and answered this question. It made me think for a moment, but only for a moment. My answer was...

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You Are Not the Worst Thing That You Have Done

You are not the worst thing that you have done. There is more to you than just your failings and faults. You are, at your core, an immortal soul. You are made for eternity. But the fallenness that pulls you down is wound into you. Nothing you...

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The Lives of Norma McCorvey and Michael Novak Testify to God's Mercy

Two historic figures finished their race last week. Norma McCorvey (who was the ‘Roe’ in Roe v. Wade) and Michael Novak (who was a theologian, author, ambassador and economist) crossed over from this life to the next. They are now in the hands...

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He Created Them Male and Female and Blessed Them

Pope Francis recently made a few remarks about women in which he tried to describe the phenomena that I observed over and again when I was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He talked about women’s ability to bring “harmony” to...

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Give Up Your Idols, Step Out of the Crowd and Follow Jesus

Most Christians want a comfortable enough, get-out-of-jail-free kind of faith. They want to go to heaven, but not now. Heaven is for the distant future, when they are very old and die in their sleep after having dozed off in front of the...

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In This Vale of Tears, God’s Help Comes in Surprising Ways

Cancer is about more than the person who has cancer. It’s also about the family and friends who gather around to support you through this illness, who walk with you and take care of you and, sometimes, hold your hand as you say that final...

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As Long as the Dems are the Party of Abortion, They Deserve to Lose

Recently, Democrats for Life sent me an email asking for money to help a pro-life Democrat who was in a run-off in Louisiana for the United States Senate. I donated money to the guy. It wasn’t much money, but it represented my best wishes and...