Tag Archives: Christian maturity

Forgiveness is not for Wimps

So David and his men went on the road, while Shimei went along on the hillside opposite him and cursed as he went, throwing stones and flinging dust at him. (2 Samuel 16:13) Leonard Cohen, the legendary 82-year-old Canadian poet … Continue reading

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Killing Giants

 “Sometimes fear does not subside, and we must choose to do it afraid.”  ~Elisabeth Elliot When have you been most afraid? I could tell you about breaking my leg in the wilderness and lying on the ground for two days … Continue reading

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Holes to Heaven

Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!…Come out of her, my people, so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues… Revelation 18:2,4 Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and … Continue reading

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The Mouth of a Fool

When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but the prudent are restrained in speech. Proverbs 10:19 Look back on your years as far back as you can. What were the most breathtaking, exhilarating, emotion-producing 300 seconds you ever experienced? … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Weakness

Our society is doing a good job of producing seniors, but not elders. ~ James Houston I stand six feet four inches tall and weigh north of two hundred and fifty pounds. When I was a young man I took … Continue reading

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The Song

Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping. – John 20:11 Not too long ago I read an article in The Atlantic about the state of Jazz in America. It was written by a man named David Hadju where he describes … Continue reading

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Misunderstood

I say to the Lord, “You are my God;     give ear, O Lord, to the voice of my supplications.” O Lord, my Lord, my strong deliverer,     you have covered my head in the day of battle. Psalm 140:6-7 Few things are more difficult … Continue reading

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