Monthly Archives: February 2015

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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Too Much

“Give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown You and say, ‘Who is the LORD?’” (Proverb 30:8-9) As I read the verses above, I chuckled and wondered … Continue reading

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Rise Again

Several years ago, Bob Carlisle recorded a song called, “We Fall Down.” The chorus contained these simple lyrics: We fall down, we get up. We fall down, we get up. We fall down, we get up. And the saints are … Continue reading

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Thirsty

“As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God! I thirst for God, for the living God. I say, “When will I be able to go and appear in God’s presence?” (Psalm 42:1-2) It … Continue reading

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On Mission

Since the year 2000, I’ve had the opportunity to help start two organizations – one was a commercial business and the other a non-profit ministry. One of the few things they had in common was a Mission Statement. While they … Continue reading

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Understanding

At the urging of one of my daughters, I recently reread George Orwell’s, “1984.” At one point, the main character, Winston, made a statement that caught my attention. “Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to … Continue reading

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Weary and Worn

“I am weary, O God, and worn out” (Proverb 30:1). Boy – who hasn’t been there? One of the many reasons we can believe the validity of Scripture is that it consistently points out the painful realities of our heroes. … Continue reading

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