Are You Ready to Rumble

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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 yourself out of bed. The battle has begun.

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Mother Said There’d Be Days Like This

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Mothers are the greatest dispensers of advice since God said, “Let there be light.” Some, not me, refer to it as maternal instinct.

My own mother gave me some splendid advice when I was growing up. Unfortunately, much of Mom’s advice shed light on nothing. Absolutely nothing at all.

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Helpless & Loved

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(Rom 5:6-8) NET
6 For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. 7 (For rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person perhaps someone might possibly dare to die.) 8 But God demonstrates his own love for us, Continue reading

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Sparrow in the Milking Parlor

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I stood disappointed, empty, broken, scared, and angry, with my fist raised to the heavens.

About a decade ago, I scanned the want ads; “Don’t mind getting dirty? Come milk cows.” I’ve always loved cows. I’m good at getting dirty. I needed work, but never aspired to work on a Continue reading

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Black Eye Causes Quandary of the First Order

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Quandaries come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors. As someone who is somewhat of a connoisseur in this area, I can readily attest to this. However, many do not realize quandaries come in two categories.

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Life Does Have Its Compensations – Occasionally

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At times, it seems as if there is absolutely no justice in this world, and then something wonderful happens making up for almost everything. This past week I was fortunate enough to experience one of those rare jewels of life.

I must say not all weeks are like this. My Continue reading

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The High Cost Of Speaking Your Mind

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One thing I have learned throughout my life is sometimes speaking your mind only gets a piece of somebody else’s mind – and not the good piece.

The old saying goes that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. However, I’m surprised the old dog doesn’t know the old Continue reading

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For The Lost

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I’m sorry. I admit I was too caught up in my own drama and grief that I didn’t realize you were lost. I was given one simple mission and that was to spread the Gospel of Christ. I was meant to be a witness for God’s love and greatness. Instead, I Continue reading

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All My Friends Are Getting Old

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Getting old seems to be a long and slow process. The longer it goes the older you get.

I didn’t really think I was getting old until a few weeks ago I was visiting with some friends from high school. You know those old high school friends that you had Continue reading

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Promised

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I was promised a land flowing with milk and honey, if I would just follow Him. He said that I would be a fisher of men. I said yes and followed, never expecting to end up wandering the wilderness for forty years. So maybe it hasn’t been forty years but I thought this was Continue reading

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A Suspicious Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste

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I have discovered over the years several types of minds. The “open mind” which catches everything except the truth. The “analytical mind” which organizes everything to the point of sterility. The “closed mind” which you can bounce ideas and they never stick.

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Final Justice for 9/11?

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The Towers Fall: Is God Finished with 9/11?

One of the most impactful books to reach the Christian market during the past decade was The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn. In this remarkable book, Cahn presented evidence that the Old Testament prophet Isaiah predicted in detail the fall of New York’s Continue reading

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Why the Conflict?

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For when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn—conflicts on the outside, fears within.”  2 Corinthians 7:5 (NIV)

In this account, the apostle Paul describes the conflict he encountered in the midst of doing God’s will. He tells of having conflicts Continue reading

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Never Alone

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Three thousand, six hundred and twenty-eight, that’s how many tears you shed today. When the alarm went off this morning, you hit the snooze button, rolled over and mumbled, “I can’t do this.”

I softly whispered in your ear, “we’ll get through this day, together.”

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Wait

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“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” – Isaiah 40:31

When I was told ten months ago that my position was being eliminated Continue reading

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