Category Archives: Christian Living

When the Orchid Blooms

Patience is a virtue. It’s a fruit of the Spirit, according to Galatians 5:22. Yet our human nature doesn’t want to wait. “How’s that book coming along? Is it published yet?” If I hear that question one more time, I … Continue reading

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What Do You See?

If you took my God poems Each and every one of them Laid then side by side Would in them faith abide Would my heart shine through His compassion for me and you Dare to ponder my friend His love … Continue reading

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God’s Three-Word Answer

I’ve seen prayer answered in miraculous ways beyond my expectation. Sometimes I had no expectation at all that there would be an answer, but God was faithful to provide what I needed. By now, I should assume an answer will … Continue reading

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A New Fearless Year

Today begins a new year. What will 2018 bring? Who knows, but I’m ready for whatever adventure God has in store for me. It will be yet another fearless year as I remember the promise of God, given through the … Continue reading

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100% of Statistics Are Just Numbers

Mark Twain popularized the saying: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” But even when statistics are an accurate representation of the truth, they amount to nothing more than numbers. It’s easy to ignore outrageous statistics, … Continue reading

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Pondering the Why of Suffering

When Jesus and his disciples encountered the man born blind as recorded in John 9, the disciples wanted to know why he’d been born blind. Was it the man’s sin or his parents’ sin that had caused this tragedy? Why … Continue reading

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Seeking Truth

Words matter. Our choice of words, whether speaking or writing, makes a difference. And words have meaning. That’s what dictionaries are for—to tell us what words mean. When we try to use words to mean something other than what they … Continue reading

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