Monthly Archives: May 2017

COSTLY FORMATION 2

Paddling, hurling, bobbing, whirling with increasing pace Carefully He shapes it as delicately He feels, Touching, holding, smoothing, molding with the fingertips of grace. It rises to His vision on the dizzying, spinning wheel. With tender touch and tiny blade perfect … Continue reading

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A Mystery Of Murderous Distortions

I do not want to alarm anyone – I’m not wound that tight – but there is a devious conspiracy in our country. A conspiracy of murderous distortions. To be quite honest about all this, I was not the first … Continue reading

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The God Who Sees Me

“But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love.” Psalm 33:18 NIV When I feel invisible and cast aside, You see me. When it feels as if no … Continue reading

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COSTLY FORMATION 1

Twisting, folding, slapping, scolding, Pounding with his hands, Every hardness softened, every weakness pressed, Feeling, minding, pressing, Finding the offending grain of sand, Slipping through His fingers the moistened clay is dressed. He must know its every facet feeling every … Continue reading

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Where Do You Look When She’s Lost Her Voice?

It has been a quiet week at the parsonage. Far quieter than usual. I cannot remember a time when it was quieter. If silence is golden, the week glowed with a yellow brilliance. Have you ever noticed when you lose … Continue reading

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My Advice: Twice Is Just As Nice

Nothing is more important to a blissful marriage than finding a point of agreement. Every veteran husband knows if he wants to change his wife’s mind about anything, just agree with her. It is amazing how this works. The technical … Continue reading

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Let Down Your Net

“Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” Luke 5:5 NIV You’ve been working so long and hard to fulfill the dream God has placed inside of … Continue reading

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An Ocean of Secrets

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” – James 5:16 I was watching the movie Titanic recently, one of … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It Too”

I was waiting in line at the grocery store minding my own business, which is a full-time job these days. I have worked hard over the years to master this “minding my own business.” I have not been all that … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Rumble

You open your eyes, turn over and look at the clock. It’s 7:30, Monday. You should have been up at 6:30 but you forgot to set your alarm clock. You give yourself a mental slap upside your head and drag … Continue reading

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