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light of the world

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.”    Isaiah 9:2
I heard a story this past weekend about a man named Bob who had been blind for 51 years. After five decades of walking around in total darkness, dependent upon [...]

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The days is yours, and yours also the night; you established the sun and the moon. It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.” Psalm 74:16,17
He is sovereign over all; all that we face today and all that we face tomorrow.
Be encouraged.
Find peace in his promise.
Jesus [...]

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“I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” Psalm 27:13,14
Where is our confidence?
Is our confidence in a system? A government? A leader? A friend?
When our confidence hangs upon the shoulders [...]

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in the eye of the storm

“We made it through the night.”

When the storm makes landfall in our lives, whether literally or figuratively, we sometimes wonder if we will survive the night. We wonder if our bodies, our homes, the infrastructure of the town and our communities, have what it takes to weather the winds and the rains and raging seas [...]

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Memorial Day

Last night Joel and I stayed up, as late as I could keep my eyes from going criss-cross from sleepiness, to watch the History channel’s “America: The Story of Us”.  I fell asleep with one thing on my mind, that being the power of the American spirit.

“Freedom is not free.”

Carved into the granite wall of the Korean [...]

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I love the wild and unpretentious things that spring forth from my children’s mouths like, “Mommy, when you’re mad your eyes get red!”  Or “Mommy, I put pee pee in the potty!  I’m a big boy!  You put pee pee in the potty too!  You a big girl!” – such sweet innocence.  Sometimes their simplistic [...]

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Haiti

Have you been watching the news lately?  The images of the tragedy taken place in Haiti are sobering.  It is impossible to avoid or ignore, even if you don’t watch t.v., the horrifying destruction and devastation that millions of people are living through right now.
 
I’ve been convicted over the past couple of days that my [...]

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9-11

I wrote a post yesterday.  I felt really good about it.  I edited, reviewed, and scheduled it to post this morning. 
 
Then this morning came.  Today is 9-11.  I felt convicted that I had not taken that into account yesterday as I feverishly worked on my post for today. 
 
I removed today’s original post.  I’ll re-post tomorrow [...]

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