Category Archives: Devotional

Stunned by Beauty

I am completely blown away…. You ever see something so beautiful that it stops you in your tracks? You pause, do a double-take, look again to make sure that what you think you saw is truly as amazing as you thought at first … Continue reading

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Success or Failure? That depends… whose opinion counts?

Some friends of mine are going through a rough transition, walking away from something they’ve poured their heart and soul into for a lot of years. Have you ever been through that? You catch hold of a dream – a calling … Continue reading

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“In the wake of procrastination…..”

In the wake of procrastination lay chaos and frustration. As oft I blunder, I sometimes wonder, will I reach my destination? Why is it that we struggle so much with doing what we are  supposed to?  Or should I say … Continue reading

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Today’s not the end of the world… but it could be!

That was a weird weekend….  With all the noise about end of world predictions and significant “life events” going on for me personally, I couldn’t help but ponder the weirdness of it all.  I had a definite sense of “vuja … Continue reading

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Truth. Reality. God.

Or, described more fully…. Truth IS.                  Reality IS.                          God IS. Words can’t fully express it.  Rather, OUR words can’t fully express it… because our words are limited: In scope…   In power… In ability… In authority…  Lots of other ways … Continue reading

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Want the truth? Check your assumptions….

I’ve been enjoying all the signs, blog posts and comments going around this week during the “Rally to Restore Unity”.  I feel kind of like the kid on the bench, hoping for a chance to get in the game… sort of. … Continue reading

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Sudoku, Good Pizza and Hearing from God

Inspiration hits at the oddest times….   The question is, can we trust it?  We were in our old neck of the woods the other day, so we picked up our all time favorite pizza from a local shop for the … Continue reading

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If the Good Samaritan were here today….

 Who would he be?  When we picture the “Good Samaritan” and the “victim” in our mind’s eye, what kinds of people do we see?  I don’t think we see folks that really hate each other – we picture people with differences … Continue reading

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Zeros, Heroes, and Lives of Destiny

I was a comic book junkie as a kid.  It didn’t matter if it was the heroes of Marvel or DC, or the antics of the Archies, Beetle Bailey or Scrooge McDuck, I enjoyed reading comic books.  And they were educational: I … Continue reading

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I want to share in his suffering… wait… what?

I was just spending a few minutes relaxing, playing a little guitar before bed, which has been one of my favorite ways to unwind for years.  I was going over a song I wrote a few months ago that draws … Continue reading

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