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Sharing Day by Day

With the approach of Lent, I’ve been pondering whether I would give something up this year or add a daily habit as I have done in the past. I thought about blogging every day for Lent, like I did in … Continue reading

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Interesting Sayings

I’ve been thinking about interesting sayings the past week and how we pick them up. Several have come up in conversation with others recently. One of my favorites my mom used to say. “If I had my druthers . . .” … Continue reading

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Whoosh – A Poem

At dVerse Poets Pub today, Sheila provided us with the interesting prompt of writing a poem involving onomatopoeia. As I read her post, the word-sound “whoosh” came to mind and I could see the roomful of disciples on Pentecost when … Continue reading

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Discerning Lies in My Own Mind

We are daily bombarded with lies and it is important to be able to tell when something we hear on TV or from another individual is a lie. But sometimes the lies come in our own mind, as our own … Continue reading

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Love, Humility, and Faith – My Tuesday Three

For My Tuesday Three, I decided to share three of my favorite people from the Bible and why I like them. You may be surprised to find that Jesus is not on this short list, but that is just because … Continue reading

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Milestones, and Prayer for More Boldness for the Next 500

I started this blog over 21 months ago on September 25, 2009. Yesterday I posted my 500th blog post. In 2011 I’ve posted something every day, and some days I posted twice, even when I was on vacation or very … Continue reading

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I’ve Never Been to Kenya

There has been a lot of talk about missions at my church lately. The leadership teams have been talking about it. Our guest speaker last week shared about his 3-month mission trip to Indonesia. Our pastor’s wife and one of … Continue reading

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Easter Is Over. Now What?

Lent is over. Good Friday is history. Easter has come and gone. Now what? If I was one of the original apostles meeting with Jesus after His resurrection, my next move would have been to wait. Once when he was … Continue reading

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Peter’s Denials Weigh Heavy on Saturday

Before His arrest, trial, and crucifixion, Jesus predicted that Peter would deny that he even knew Jesus, not just once and not just twice, but three times, before the night was over. As all that Jesus said was true so was this … Continue reading

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Focus on the Inside

This morning one of my fellow bloggers posted a comment with a question about this quote from Friedrich Nietzsche: “The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.” She asked, “Are the Christians … Continue reading

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