Monthly Archives: February 2015

Amazingly Unfair!

“IT’S NOT FAIR!!!” How many times have we heard our children shout that as they experienced perceived injustice? How often do we cry the same thing ourselves? Recently, as I read Psalm 130, the concept of injustice and things not … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice

“Samuel said, “’Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice…’” (1 Sam 15:22). It’s a fascinating story and study in human behavior. … Continue reading

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Exceedingly Wise

Ants, badgers, locusts, and spiders all have something in common. Any ideas? According to Scripture, they are all small, but “exceedingly wise” (Pro 30:24). While I don’t necessarily like having to learn from critters, when the Bible calls anything exceedingly … Continue reading

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Lil’ Help?

The story was sent to me by the mom of an Army cadet whose friends came to the rescue of a couple trapped in their vehicle following a serious accident. Despite the fact that their car had rolled several times … Continue reading

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February 14th

Of all the days on the calendar, few probably evoke such strong reactions as that of February 14th. For some, Valentine’s Day represents yet another awesome day in which to express their love for the significant other in their lives. … Continue reading

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Greatly Appreciated

“No flames on the hearth ever sent such a rush of warmth through his body as did words of appreciation.” (Jared Austin in The Journeyman by Elizabeth Yates) The unexpected text came from one of my former students; and with … Continue reading

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Fire Extinguisher

One of my favorite things as a kid was watching Saturday morning cartoons.  Not a week of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Wyle E. Coyote seemed to go by without the frequent appearance of Smokey the Bear reminding us that, … Continue reading

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