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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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I See Giants

“They said, ‘The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size. We saw the Nephilim there (the descendents of Anak come from the Nephilim). We seemed like grasshoppers in our … Continue reading

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Do You See It Yet?

“‘There is nothing there,’ he said. Seven times Elijah said, ‘Go back.’ The seventh time the servant reported, ‘A cloud as small as a man’s hand is rising from the sea.’” 1 Kings 18:43:44 NIV I’ve heard God’s promises. I … Continue reading

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Tapping Out Is Not An Option!

“Fight the good fight of faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” 1 Timothy 6:12 NIV Sometimes life can feel like a never … 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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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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Tangled Up! Just Don’t Even Go There!

Not long ago, while I was driving my daughter to school, I saw two calves who had gotten stuck in the barbwire fencing near the road.   They were stuck pretty good.   I had imagined that they had only … Continue reading

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It’s Hard Being a Fool When There’s So Much Competition

Ever since I was a young lad, I have had a competitive spirit. Quite frankly, I like to win at everything I do. After all, who doesn’t. Being married has accelerated that competitive spirit, sometimes to my personal detriment. Overall, … Continue reading

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Don’t Drive While Painting Your Nails And Who Is Running This Country Anyway?!

I learn a lot from my kids.They teach me something all the time and in turn I try to throw them some upbringing along the way . . . seems only fair. A couple of years ago, my daughter was … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions That Work

As January 1st kicks in, and 2014 rolls out, many of us are still scurrying, trying to pull things together for the holidays. Barely recovered from preparations for Thanksgiving, maybe you’re looking forward to an anticipated and well-deserved rest after … Continue reading

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ISN’T THIS A BIG DEAL?

Hi! I just got back from the grocery store and boy is my checkbook tired. I mean I just spent $4,988,677 at the grocery store! Now that I have groceries, I have completely lost my appetite! Do you know what … Continue reading

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So, this is what new looks like

It was just before New Year’s and the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were relaxing after a busy week of toil and labor. Not paying much attention to my surroundings, I had immersed myself in a favorite book. … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby VS ObamaCare

I read today where the Supreme Court denied Hobby Lobby’s request to be excluded from the Obama Health Care mandates for contraceptives.  It would appear that at the heart of the matter is that the CEO of Hobby Lobby and … Continue reading

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Faith & Fear

(Revelation 21:8 NIV)  But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars–their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.” … Continue reading

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Snake, rattle and roll in the aisles

I would agree with the idea that religion comes in all shapes, sizes and temperaments. It is quite obvious that sanity is not a prerequisite of religion. If it were, most religions would go out of business within the 30-day … Continue reading

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