Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Work of Others

I was glad, suddenly, that I wasn’t one of those whose lot in life doesn’t provide for their day’s work to be done in the shelter of warm walls and steady heat. Continue reading

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Look Over There

When we are made no longer subject to the nuances of this world and its ways and when all that causes death and decay has been done away, in that Day, we will know fully the joy that we have only tasted, that which stays.
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Special Assignment

For today, think of one person for whom you rarely, perhaps never, pray. It could be someone you barely know or someone you know well. Continue reading

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Potholes and Guardrails

It’s tempting to overlook those convenient little vices, isn’t it? Tempting and treacherous. Continue reading

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Other Than Predicted

Most often, I would rather be spared the storm but I know that faith is not formed in the carefree life of ease but is rather forged in the path of obedience.
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The Opportunity of Consequence

It’s a little tricky, sometimes, trying to keep our footing and to keep doing the work we need to do. The extra effort of a stubborn nail, an awkward angle and slick dust underfoot can send us suddenly where we hadn’t planned to go. Continue reading

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Prayer & Prophecy

In this dream an older man walks by me, a man whose last words before this dream were “I never want to see you or hear from you again.” Continue reading

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