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Oceans of Grace

The human me is prone to complaining, controlling, and criticizing. An unmasked, ugly human inside…the me that I try to forget and hide behind a smile, nice clothes, and good manners. Continue reading

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Making Friends with Enemies

Life is challenging me these days. My weaknesses crop up in so many areas of my life, like an enemy trying to take me down. Continue reading

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Jesus is Calling. Are you Listening?

There’s no shortage of voices vying for our attention. Jesus said that His sheep would listen for His voice and recognize it. Continue reading

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Are You in Life’s Waiting Room?

The John 15 grapevine is the picture of waiting. What else can a branch do but stay connected to the vine? From that position in the vine, the branch receives all that it needs to grow and flourish. Continue reading

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Is Anyone Really Listening?

The heartbreaking reality of refusing the wisdom and comfort of the All-Knowing One flooded my heart. I had been as foolish as a two-year-old child who refuses the care and protection of listening to his mother. Continue reading

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What God and Atticus Finch Have in Common

Life has seemed stranger than fiction lately. Like me, have you felt uneasy about recent events? Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Cry?

When we miscarried our second baby, a pastor whose child had died days before his due date warned us that people would say insensitive things to us in an effort to sooth our grief. “Just smile and thank them. They want to be … Continue reading

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