Lessons Learned on the Journey

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A Lavish Lifestyle

A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 NIV. …

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Strive or Surrender?

The world has always told me to strive. I listened. I studied hard through years of education and I have worked diligently all my life. Even the church encourages me to strive – in Bible…

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Snarky

Sin sneaks into my life in various ways, such as meditating on less than noble things that lead to anger, resentment or pride. The result is not good and I can become snarky. …

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Devoted or Lukewarm?

Devote yourself to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Colossians 4:2 NLT …

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No Regrets!

Regrets come in many flavors: …

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How Can It Be?

Never in my lifetime have I had more time-saving devices, yet I don’t seem to have enough time. How can that be? …

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Spiritual Fitness

Physical activity is a daily part of my life. I enjoy the discipline of “working out." It fits my personality that loves to complete a to-do list. However, when I apply this “to-do…

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The Paradox of Love - Grace and Truth

I used to think that love was a “balance between grace and truth” – as if they could be separated. Sometimes, I communicate with EITHER grace OR truth but not both. The result -…

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A Confident Hope

I used to think that hope was a feeling of expectation and desire for something good. For instance, as a young boy I hoped for ice cream after my Little League baseball games. This kind of hope was…

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The Paradox of the Invisible and the Visible

God tells me that the invisible is as real as the visible. As a scientist I struggle to believe in things I cannot see, touch or measure. But the invisible is actually very real and is the essence of…

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