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No More Denial

Her impish face was adorable. I so wanted to play this game she’d made up. “Hold these,” she chirped, and handed me three pine cones. I don’t even know where she got pine cones in Houston, Texas. I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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Intercession and Hope

Everyone experiences difficulties in life. It can be the loss of a job, an illness that never seems to end, a broken marriage and a broken heart, not being able to make ends meet, a physical or verbal attack by … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Cross

The Beauty of the Cross Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Did you see the beauty of His wounds? The mockers could not see the love Shed in blood and tears I was not there but in my … Continue reading

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Limericks for Lent

I have written a few limericks over the years. Well, most of them were written in 2012. I thought I’d share some today for my Lent posting. There’s a man who was God come to earth He arrived by a … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Favorite Psalm?

Probably the best known Psalm in the Bible is Psalm 23: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want . . .” And I do like this Psalm. I particularly like the part that says “Even though … Continue reading

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A Prayer for What’s Best

C.S. Lewis is one of my favorite Christian authors. It can take some thought to get the point he is making in some of this writings, but the wisdom that I gain is well worth the effort. In Letters to … Continue reading

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God’s Crazy Plan—It Just Might Work

Joshua 5:13 – 6:27 is titled “The Fall of Jericho.” It’s a fairly familiar story. All of Israel had just crossed the Jordan River to take Jericho, as God had instructed Joshua. Many scholars believe that the commander of the … Continue reading

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Following God’s GPS

Today a group from my church is headed to a local women’s shelter to cook and serve a delicious and nutritious dinner for the residents. The facility, called Shepherd’s Door, provides more than just shelter for the women and children … Continue reading

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Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

We humans have a terrible time admitting when we are in the wrong. There’s always some justification for our actions, often that we were wronged first, or we had no choice, or some such nonsense. Misunderstandings escalate into disagreements, which … Continue reading

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Sharing for Lent

In years past, I have written a poem a day for Lent. It started one year when I felt like I’d given up so much that year and so when someone asked what I was going to give up for … Continue reading

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