Monthly Archives: August 2017

Eggshells

No, a fight with my lovely wife did not precipitate this message!   It was in the course of reading through the Bible in one year, that I came across this:        Better to live in a desert than with a … Continue reading

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Great and Awesome!

Police shootings here, terrorist attacks there.  The headlines are overwhelming, and frankly it often seems that evil is winning the war over good in our day.  It wasn’t a completely dissimilar situation in ancient Israel when Nehemiah rebuilt the wall … Continue reading

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Spurred On

Honestly, I didn’t really want to go.  I had heard that the traffic was going to be horrible, and it was going to be over in about 90 seconds anyway, so I was willing to simply see what I could … Continue reading

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Its Own Reward

“After all that Hezekiah had so faithfully done…” I don’t know how you’d complete that sentence, but I sure expect to see the next few words to be that God rewarded the faithful service of Hezekiah.  Perhaps Hezekiah was blessed … Continue reading

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Creator or Creation?

As the moon slips between Earth and the sun tomorrow, let it serve as a reminder of what Isaiah wrote so long ago: He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches … Continue reading

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Stress Reduction Policy?

There was a time I thought we ought to remove the exclamation point from usage because nothing surprised me anymore.  Well, I’m ready to bring it back!  Not long ago, I came across this headline that floored me:       Professor … Continue reading

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Reruns

I’d been struggling a bit with forgiveness – not of others, but of myself.  The theater of my mind had been showing “reruns” for days on end.  It was like a non-stop marathon of “The Worst Moments of Dave’s Life.”  … Continue reading

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