Finding Solid Footing While Walking Through Drudgery

  Ever pondered how Joseph found favor in his captivity? (I have.) In fact, I have wondered many days, “How did he do it? How did he face the daily drudgery of Habakkuk’s Vineyard?” He seems to have found a secret to surviving and thriving, and I wanted to find it, too. Captivity is tough. Let’s face…

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Designer Dungeons

Jeremiah is a great friend of mine. We have spent many days together talking about God and our dungeon experiences. He comforts me. He sent me notes of encouragement from so many centuries before, yet his frustrations, are as current as yesterday’s battles. Yes, he is a great friend of mine. While he pours out…

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The Iron

  It is easy in captivity to focus on the “iron bars” that fence me in or the “iron chains” that bind me—my adverse adversaries. They are there each day to mock my heart’s longing for freedom. Adverse circumstances. Adversities. Adversaries. We all have them. Some to a much greater degree; some to a lesser.…

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Doin’ The Dailies While Waiting For Deliverance

  Is there anything harder than waiting for deliverance? My answer is “No!” I struggle so to do my “dailies” in captivity. To get up each day and face another day of restriction and handicap, and yet do what must be done anyway, and do it with a good attitude! This tests my allegiance to…

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