Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cool Spirit

I recently ran across a couple of words that I hope others could use to describe me while maintaining a straight face – knowledgeable, and understanding.  But, according to Scripture, those adjectives aren’t just randomly applied, they need to be … Continue reading

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Door Prizes

Imagine that the following ad appeared in your local paper. Attention:   A meeting will be held this Thursday night for all those who are needy, hurting, humble, hungry, disappointed, persecuted, self-denying, misunderstood, falsely-accused, slandered, and insulted.  All are welcome. Would … Continue reading

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The Waiting Room

From 2000… It was the morning of our daughter’s MRI.  Let me tell you, watching your firstborn be “put out” by general anesthesia is an emotionally-charged event; one that doesn’t end until they fully “emerge” in the recovery room.  In … Continue reading

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Alone?

If there’s anything I’ve learned in this journey of following Christ, it’s that discouragement is a frequent companion.  The possible causes of such discouragement are likely as varied as the people reading these words.  And lest you think that only … Continue reading

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All Our Days

I recently ran across a verse that I believe to be true, but have yet to fully incorporate into my life as if it is true.  You see, if I genuinely lived as if it were true, I’d approach life … Continue reading

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A Devoted One

Ask my children who Cornelius is and they may say the cheerful prospector who helped Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer make his way to the Island of Misfit Toys!  He was helpful, generous, willing to go out of his way, … Continue reading

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Always Watching

Several years ago, Disney/Pixar released one of my kids’ favorite movies – Monsters Inc.  (Ok, it’s among my favorites too)!  One of the infamous characters was the nasal-voiced office manager, Roz.  She was known to be hard-nosed and demanding, and … Continue reading

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