Lessons Learned on the Journey

No Shame in God’s Kingdom

No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame... Psalm 25:3 NIV …

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Errors

In American baseball, player “errors” are recorded (along with hits, runs and so on). Errors are mistakes that result in the opposing team advancing around the bases. …

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Fear or Faith

The unseen, unknown and uncertain create for me fertile ground for anxiety and fear. However, it is also the precious soil for faith building. When I think I own the solutions to my problems, my mind…

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Running to God in Times of Trouble

When times are tough, I am tempted to “run away” in one way or another—sometimes denial, sometimes avoidance and so on. I don’t usually actually run away; but if I could I…

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Hypocrite!

I know my heart. At times it is filled with malice and deceit. Pretending goodness at such times makes me a hypocrite! However, I am a rehabilitating hypocrite with a strong desire for goodness and…

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Diversity in search of unity

A former colleague of mine is now the Dean of Diversity at a major university medical school. I assume one the of the challenges is finding unity in the midst of various ethnicities, ideologies and…

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ALL IN

The journey with Jesus is not for the faint of heart. It requires all of me. …

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Seeing Christmas Clearly

In elementary school, my teacher scraped the surface of a table onto a slide and placed the slide under the microscope. Bugs, creatures and debris invisible to my eye were exposed by the power of…

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Family characteristics

I was curious how a father from our church motivated his teenaged children to mow the lawn and do errands for an elderly neighbor. Asking how He encouraged his children to serve, he replied,…

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Laugh 2x/day and call me in the morning!

Laugh 2x/day and call me in the morning! …

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