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Faith to Finish

Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses …let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.  Hebrews 12:1 I’ve finished three full marathons (26.2 miles) and almost 20 Half Marathons. At the start … Continue reading

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Christians R Us

“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.”  I Corinthians 13:11 (NIV) A parent can expect their … Continue reading

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How to Live in this Good Earth

Music is a sacrament.~ Bono For the Christian, pleasure is innocent until proven guilty. ~ Tim Keller All of us at various times in our lives come to a place where we notice something almost sacramental, rich, and holy about the … Continue reading

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Kneeling to Love

He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.  John 13:5 Our culture is obsessed with upgrading. How many of us work hard to … Continue reading

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Mercy Me

Then Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” He replied, “My name is Legion; for we are many.” Mark 5:9 Ever have an enemy? When I was in high school I dated the town bully’s ex-girlfriend. How smart was that? … Continue reading

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Born Again, Really?

Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he … Continue reading

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Finding Rest

Slow down, you move too fast You got to make the morning last Just kicking down the cobble stones Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy~ Paul Simon “We stay busy so that the truth of our lives can’t catch up.”~ … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation

 I went down to the potter’s house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheel.  Jeremiah 18:3 Dad, I am concerned about my spiritual formation. The desire is there, the plan and execution is lacking. What would you suggest … Continue reading

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The Gift of Perspective

One of the great sorrows which came to human beings when Adam and Eve left the Garden was the loss of memory, memory of all that God’s children are meant to be. ~Madeleine L’Engle When we lived in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Ways to Give Thanks

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise.  Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. Psalm 100:4 (NKJV) And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, returned, and with a loud voice glorified … Continue reading

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