Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Unity category

Living in Community

Loving God is easier for me early in the morning alone with Him. In fact, sitting in my comfortable chair reading His Word in the quiet of day, sainthood seems attainable. However, later in the day…

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The War Within — Safety/Security vs. Persecution

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:10 NIV) …

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Glad Together

In the United States we come together on the fourth Thursday of November for Thanksgiving Day. This tradition traces back to the early 17th century when the Pilgrims celebrated the fruits of harvest…

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Letting Go of Hurts

What he said about me was not true. . . how can I stop my desire to find revenge? Forgiveness and reconciliation do not come naturally to me. At times, "chewing on the hurts" feels good.…

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Knowing is Not Enough

I was so impressed listening to U. S. Senate chaplain, Dr. Dick Halverson, speak at my college graduation that I hoped to someday meet him. Years later, my friend Russ Cadle, kept telling me about…

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Afraid Yet Filled with Joy

"In over my head" might best describe how I felt as I made my first solo flight in an airplane during my college years. As I took off alone I was filled with fear mixed with excitement. …

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Take Heart

Unresolved problems can eat away at me, causing an underlying feeling of discouragement, desperation or sadness. Even with other people's problems, I can become so absorbed in "finding and…

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Treasure Hunting

I confess...I have thought about discovering a great treasure and have dreamt about what I would do with it. I know I am not alone. Some treasure enthusiasts spend millions of dollars in pursuit of…

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Neighborly Advice

My "two cents’ worth" is, at times, worth just that — especially when my advice comes without offering assistance when needed. Advice costs me nothing. Involvement costs me time…

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Hospitality

A recent trip to Charleston, South Carolina found my wife, Pamela, and I on the receiving end of Southern hospitality. How can I describe the Southern hospitality that we received? …

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