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Quiet Time

Quiet time I think our culture needs a time out….a quiet time out.  This morning, EARLY this morning, I’m reading,  praying, thinking…and in my ears is noise all around. The neighbors next door fighting, the neighbors behind me hollering at their kids, dogs barking in response, airplanes flying overhead, will you all please be quiet! […]

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The slide to despair

It happens quickly. It happens easily. At least it does with me. Discouragement…. Disappointment…. Dejection…. Despondency… Depression and then despair. It’s a quick slide from the first thoughts of discouragement to the pit of despair. It happens so quickly that it’s often a surprise to find we have come to utter despair and hopelessness. David […]

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Waiting….

Waiting. It’s one of the hardest things we do. Waiting for answers, waiting for the phone to ring, waiting for someone to arrive. Waiting is loaded with expectations and anticipations. We are waiting for something, someone and things will change when the waiting is over. Waiting is a pause in our lives, as if the […]

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On being a fool

I woke early this morning thinking about a passage of scripture that I thought I understood. As I thought about my own life and the verse I will share with you in a moment it suddenly struck me that the way I had viewed the verse was all wrong. I had missed the main point! […]