Lessons Learned on the Journey

A Child of God - What Does That Mean?

Yet to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God. John 1:12 NIV …

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And This is Love: Keeping God's Commandments

The Great Commandment calls me to love God with all my heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to love others as I love myself. What is the best way to love God? The apostle John says, …

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And This Is Love: Pray

Loving and caring for my brothers and sisters sometimes requires helping to meet needs: physical, emotional, financial, and sometimes spiritual. At the heart of many spiritual challenges is the issue…

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And This Is Love: Wow!

Tariq Farid, an American entrepreneur, started multiple companies, including Edible Arrangements. This business makes amazing floral-like bouquets out of edible fruit. In a podcast, Mr. Farid…

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And This is Love: Loving Inch-by-Inch

Are you like me in finding it easier to love "Humanity" - the world, rather than loving "humanity" - my brother and sister? In 1 John 3:16, the apostle John points out the need to…

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And This is Love - Generosity

Just as eternal life does not dwell in a murderer (1 John 3:15), so Godly love does not dwell in a miser (1 John 3:17). …

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Alone with God

But when He was alone with His own disciples, He explained everything. Mark 4:34 NIV …

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Why the Wilderness?

Are you like me? Often whining about the circumstances of life? Much like the children of Israel wandering in the wilderness, I ask the silly question "Where is God and why must I suffer? Take…

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Honey or Vinegar?

"I am so sorry. I spilled coffee on your clean counter." With a disarming laugh and a twinkle in his eye, the manager of the convenience store who had been cleaning the counter replied,…

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Letting It Go

Holding on requires letting go. For instance, to pick up my grandson, I must first put down the book that is in my hand. Grasping the things that matter in life requires releasing my grip on the…

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