Monthly Archives: July 2018

Playing the Odds

Sometimes, even when the odds are supposedly in our favor, it’s just not worth making the bet. Tornadoes and temptations both go in that category, I think… Continue reading

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A Beautiful Neighborhood

Even as the most beautiful lawn or garden will wither without proper watering, we need spiritual nourishment in order to bear the beauty of Christ and bear the fruit of the Spirit. Continue reading

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The Trust Fall

Which requires greater trust: putting your life in the hands of a skydiver or placing your eternal soul in someone else’s care? Continue reading

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Blessing for a Summer Morning

May the dawning of this day
bring you grace to face every challenge,
courage to embrace each opportunity,
and the wisdom to understand… Continue reading

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Reflections by a Mountain Stream

I can’t explain how the sound of pounding, rushing waters can be so peaceful and soothing… but I sure can enjoy it! Continue reading

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Marking the Passing

Among the things I’d planned for my Fourth of July, helping with Wilberta “Billie” Jane Kelly’s funeral wasn’t one of them. It was an honor that my plans got changed! Continue reading

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The Courage of Choice

You ever find yourself knowing exactly what you want to do but lacking the courage to do it? Maybe doubting that God would actually bless you doing what you want to do? Continue reading

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