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Can These Bones Live?

“He asked me, ‘Son of Man, can these bones live?’ I said, ‘Sovereign Lord, you alone know.’” Ezekiel 37:3 NIV Rejection after rejection and heartache after heartache, I felt pieces of me fall away. Every mistake and willful act of … Continue reading

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When It Hits the Fan

“I lift my eyes to the mountains–where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:1-2 Complaining, murmuring and cursing is all you hear. You turn to your left and … Continue reading

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WARNING: DEADLY OUTBREAK

It starts off small, a slight grumbling in the pit of your stomach. Your cheeks become flushed. Then your heart starts pounding and your blood pressure rises. These are the symptoms of a deadly virus that affects millions of people … Continue reading

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Whose Glory?

I’ve noticed lately, that when my work is rejected or if I don’t get a lot of views and comments on my blog, I get discouraged and depressed for days. It’s as if my joy is linked to what others … Continue reading

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Arise

Why so downcast, oh my soul? The Lord woke you up this morning. He kept you safe through the night. His sun shines on you. His favor covers you like your favorite blanket. It’s time to rise and shine. What … Continue reading

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I’m Out Of The Boat, Now What?

I finally decided to answer God’s call for my life. Sure, it sounds crazy but nothing is impossible for God, not even walking on water. I climb out of the boat with my eyes fixed on Jesus’ hand. The water is calm and … Continue reading

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Life, Death & the Tongue

(Proverbs 12:18 NIV)  Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. I loved baseball when I was young.  I joined the little league and found a place of acceptance.  It was, perhaps, the first … Continue reading

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