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Posted by | May 1, 2020
Forty Five Years Around the Sun

Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away....

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Posted by | April 10, 2020
Waiting in Line

And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. Sharpening Arrows While Waiting in...

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Posted by | October 31, 2019
Lasting Inheritance – A Limerick

I'd like to take you to a meadow Where grasses lay and mountains swallow Hot, salted sanded seas And gorgeous memories. Distant, but close for them to follow. JTNDZGl2JTIwc3R5bGUlM0QlMjJkaXNwbGF5JTNBJTIwbm9uZSUzQiUyMiUzRSUzQ2ltZyUyMHNyYyUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGZXJvcnRlZ2EuY29tJTJGd3AtY29udGVudCUyRnVwbG9hZHMlMkYyMDE5JTJGMDklMkZkZXNpZ24tRVJPLXBpbnMuanBnJTIyJTIwYWx0JTNEJTIyTGFzdGluZyUyMEluaGVyaXRhbmNlLiUyMEElMjBMaW1lcmljay4lMjIlMjBkYXRhLXBpbi1tZWRpYSUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGZXJvcnRlZ2EuY29tJTJGd3AtY29udGVudCUyRnVwbG9hZHMlMkYyMDE5JTJGMTAlMkZkZXNpZ24tRVJPLXBpbnMuanBnJTIyJTIwJTJGJTNFJTNDJTJGZGl2JTNF

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Posted by | September 26, 2019
Great Gains in Christ

But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. Giving preeminence to Christ is greater than...

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Posted by | July 25, 2019
Three Proven Benefits of Daily Prayer

Be still, and know that I am God. A Guide to Praying Intentionally When we retreat to be alone, we can pray to God. I had a quiet moment the...

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Posted by | May 16, 2019
Why I Quit Twitter

Eight great truths every introvert should know   I deactivated my Twitter account around the time I was grieving the death of my dad. If I remember correctly, my last...

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Posted by | January 29, 2019
Influence Without Elevating Ourselves on a Platform

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. Are we trying to be seen of men instead of elevating Christ? The...

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Posted by | November 23, 2018
More Valuable Than What a Book Can Teach

Some lessons are better learned in sorrow As soon as my son returned from a few days backpacking and tenting in the desert in October, we were off again in...

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Posted by | April 30, 2018
Finding Our Way Through Conversations We’re Expected to Have

When we're stuck keeping our words to ourselves It is always a risk to bear the cross of Christ, to carry it through the procession of family dissonance. I find...

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Posted by | April 12, 2018
A Respite from Writing Fatigue

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. When sewing serves a greater purpose As writers, we sometimes need a respite...

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