Spirituality In Everyday Life

Norris Burkes

Norris Burkes

As a military and hospital chaplain, I routinely observe the stories of faith in the everyday lives of real people. My site tells those faith stories in a humorous, hope-filled, and honest way. I believe you will find them inspiring and potentially life-changing. Most of all, I believe the insight within these stories will connect with your story in a meaningful way. Enjoy!

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Recent Columns From Norris Burkes

Jan 10, 2016

Recently, I bought a 24-foot motorhome from a dealer specializing in the “gently used.” Before we drove it off the lot, a service technician walked us through to demonstrate that everything was working properly. However, when we got it home, we discovered a propane problem that rendered all the appliances unworkable — no heat, stove [...]

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Jan 02, 2016

January 2, 2016 It’s a sin to think you’re incapable of sinning. If you’re driving during the holidays, I caution you to be careful out there. The roads aren’t just filled with drunk drivers. Sometimes they’re filled with reckless pastors — such as they were 25 years ago in Brentwood, Calif. During the late ’80s, [...]

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Dec 26, 2015

December 26, 2015 Since this column is syndicated in almost 40 papers nationwide, I don’t always know which day your local paper runs my column. So let me say, if you’re reading this on Christmas Day, please stop. Go join your family for a second helping of pie. However, if Christmas has passed and you’ve [...]

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Dec 18, 2015

December 18, 2015 It’ll be a sad Christmas for Paul Smith’s College in New York, as they won’t be receiving the $20 million pledged by Sanford and Joan Weill. Their pledge was “grinched” by a judge who forbad the school to be renamed after Joan Weill. Apparently, the college’s founding mandate is to forever be [...]

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