Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Author at Farmville

New Year's Resolutions

Church & Community

Devotional: New Year’s Resolutions. A time to make or break them.

This time of year, we often make New Year’s resolutions only to break them within a few weeks. We begin this undertaking with the greatest ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Sunday, January 15, 2023 1:20 am

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Devotional — God’s help is always near

“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man” — Psalms 60:11 Assisting someone in trouble is characteristic of healthy community life. ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Friday, December 9, 2022 2:27 pm

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Devotional — Jonah’s whale

The story of Jonah, given in scripture, provides an interesting metaphor of struggles that we face. Jonah was given a mission, by The Almighty, to ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Saturday, November 5, 2022 2:01 pm

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Devotional — The hand of God

There is an inspiring poem by Carolyn Joyce Carty entitled, “Footprints in the Sand”, which succinctly illuminates the presence of The Almighty in our lives. ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Saturday, October 1, 2022 9:40 am

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Devotional — The golden rule

Last month several religious leaders from Prince Edward County were asked to address “The Golden Rule” as a guiding principle in the development of a ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Saturday, August 27, 2022 4:55 pm

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Devotional — In God We Trust

We find the words “In God We Trust” on our dollar bills; but do we really believe it and live by its injunctions? The original ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Friday, July 15, 2022 3:02 pm

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Devotional — Greed: the antithesis of charity

In these troubled times, one asks, “What can I do to make our national and local community life more tolerable? Are we losing our spiritual ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Thursday, June 16, 2022 8:47 am

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Devotional — Cool days in spring

Summer, fall, winter, spring: The four seasons of a year each has very different characteristics. We experience changes in our lives which may be viewed ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Friday, May 20, 2022 10:08 am

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Devotional — Purification of the heart

We have a tradition which gives us a simple message of guidance. It reminds us that there is a morsel of flesh in our bodies, ... Read more

by Qadir Abdus-Sabur Ph.D., Friday, April 22, 2022 2:35 pm