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The meaning of life?

Dear Father Paul:  I am a 64-year-old man who lately has been obsessed with looking back over my life in search of meaning. As I review the years and decades, I am finding it very hard to find any real meaning for my existence on planet earth. Why was I born … what’s my purpose for being here … what’s the meaning of life … etc? How would you answer these questions?— G. L.
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Happiness vs. joy

Dear Father Paul:  Is there a difference (in the Christian context) between happiness and joy? If so, what is it? My friend Lisa and I have been discussing this for some time. — Angela.
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Body, soul and spirit


Dear Father Paul:  I am a Christian. The Bible talks about our body, soul and spirit. I understand the “body.”  But what is the “soul” and the “spirit?”  They seem like the same thing.  Is there a difference? And if there is, what is it? — C.N.?
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Jesus’s ‘real’ birthdate?

Dear Father Paul: I am 11  years old. My friend Annie says that Jesus was not born on Dec. 25 and that we don’t really know the exact date of his birth. That’s news to me.  Is she right? — Jackie.
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11/27/2013
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Who was Job? Was he a Jew?

Dear Father Paul: I am fascinated by the story of Job in the Bible ... his struggles, his ultimate vindication and the restoration of all that he lost, etc. But who was Job anyway? Was he a Jew? — Lenda
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Sept. 4, 2013

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Is there a right and a wrong way to worship?
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Bad things happening to good people?

Dear Father Paul:  My good friend recently died from cancer after suffering for over a year. She was a really good person and didn’t deserve to die in such a way. She was a Christian. How could God have allowed that to happen? — Nancy.
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