Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Stewardship category

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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Do My Words Really Matter?

Why do words carry such significance? …

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Hospitality

A major airline recently revealed that the seats in economy class would be placed closer together. I thought the seats were already too tight. Of course, the airline that made that announcement is…

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Responding in the Present

A friend once said that many times she thinks so far ahead and worries so much about what might happen in the future that she misses the joys and opportunities presented to her in the "here and…

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God’s Demands vs My Desires

"I grew up on a reservation in South Dakota, filled with resentment and anger toward the white man." These were the words of a man sitting next to me at a banquet. He shared with me that…

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Drudgery or Joy?

Life is difficult! At times nothing seems easy. In fact, it can become drudgery - menial tasks, the toils of everyday life, the pain and the “why me” situations. Yet I read that …

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Struggles on the Journey – Enough

Not having enough is certainly a problem. A lack of food, money or medicine can be life-threatening and is experienced by many around the world. Much is being done to solve the social issues of…

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Struggles on the Journey – Crazy Busy

Is there any way to describe the pace of modern life other than – crazy busy? We live in a 24 hour society with non-stop opportunity to eat, drink and be entertained. I need more discipline…

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A Conduit Not A Reservoir

Collecting has always been a part of my nature. As a boy, I used my paper route earnings to collect coins and antiques. Books and papers were cherished and accumulated in piles. Throwing things away…

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Exempt from Obligation

I have never joyfully written a check for taxes. However, this is not a new phenomenon. I doubt the Egyptians enjoyed paying taxes on their cooking oil. The Greeks surely did not enjoy paying taxes…

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