What Roads To Take?

Isaiah 42:16 The Message (MSG) 10-16 Sing to God a brand-new song,     sing his praises all over the world! Let the sea and its fish give a round of applause,     with all the far-flung islands joining in. Let the desert and its camps raise a tune,     calling the Kedar nomads to join in. Let the villagers…

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In The Shadow Lands Of Our Story

I am a movie lover. Or, perhaps it would be more appropriate to say, “I am a story-lover.” Movies, books, it doesn’t matter—I LOVE a great story. Think about all of your favorite stories. They all have certain things in common, don’t they? Good guys and bad guys, disasters with all kinds of potential (if not…

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I’ve Been Thinking…

A young blogger, one I admire greatly for her quirky posts and deep thoughts, has me thinking. Perhaps those inner musings that ordinarily never see the light of day might be of benefit to others.   Perhaps. So, Rae, I dedicate this set of posts to you. The inventor of interesting questions that make me THINK rather than…

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Be Strong and Courageous

Be strong! Be courageous! Do not be afraid of them! For the Lord your God will be with you. He will neither fail you nor forsake you. Then Moses called for Joshua and said to him, as all Israel watched, “Be strong! Be courageous! For you shall lead these people into the land promised by…

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Is The Church Really Clueless?

I wonder how many there are? No I really wonder if you counted, “Would the numbers be staggering?” I’m talking about scattered “sheep.” Those who wanted to be a part of a vibrant and thriving Church, but for one sad reason or more took the back door, left the Church. Said a sad and brokenhearted, “Adios.”  I…

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In The Garden of Our Heart

  Prayer is simply choosing to walk and talk with God in the unseen quiet places of the heart—the way it was in the garden in the very beginning. I have always believed that God has every intention of making a garden of Eden out of our hearts, then walking with us there each day,…

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The Lost Years

I used to call them, “the lost years.” because that is what I first believed them to be. They were my called aside years. In the beginning I couldn’t see any value in them at all. You see, I had had an important job. A job I loved. I had been serving on the staff…

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