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Slow Healing

God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. (Genesis 1:30) I took them up in my arms; but they did not know that I … Continue reading

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Embrace Your Thorn

 …A thorn in the flesh was given to me… And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”  2 Corinthians 12:7,9 Our greatest fulfillment lies in giving ourselves to others. The real … Continue reading

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Cast into the Deep

 And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch men.”  Luke 5:10 When I was a boy my father bought a 1949 Ford pickup for $50.00.  He told me that if I would help him … Continue reading

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The Gentle Healer

Forrest Gump is the life story of a physically and mentally challenged man (Tom Hanks), who accomplishes the incredible with his simple reasoning and persistence. In one scene, Forrest and his childhood friend Jenny are walking down an old gravel … Continue reading

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The Jesus Way

 “These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full. John 15:11(NKJV) Joy is not pleasure, a mere sensation, but a pervasive and constant sense of well-being. Hope in … Continue reading

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On Seeing God

Persons rarely become present where they are not heartily wanted. ~Dallas Willard Do you remember the time when Moses was tending sheep in the wilderness of Sinai and saw a flickering fire off in the distance? Moses said, “What’s going … Continue reading

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Broken In All The Right Places

The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broke places. ~ Ernest Hemingway He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.  Psalm 147:3 I have so many chips and cracks in my soul it is amazing … Continue reading

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Are You Who You Want To Be?

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.  Matt 13:44 If a small … Continue reading

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Distant Trumpet

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord   and of his Messiah and he will reign forever and ever.” Rev 11:15 Did you … Continue reading

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Life with God is an Inside Job

For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. ~ Jesus Is Jesus being meaner than Moses? No, he is saying that … Continue reading

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