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A devotional thought for the week

Before they see me…

Have you ever observed someone who has the potential to land their dream job at the end of just one more interview – but unexpectedly cancels the interview? Or someone who is in what seems to be a great relationship – and then breaks up for no apparent reason? ...

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God in the middle …

New day, new week! Up to a little challenge? Here it is: Let's try for the next week, in virtually every situation we encounter, to ask the question, "Where is God in the middle of this?"  I guess it is human nature (the tendencies and habits...

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You’re part of a bigger picture

I have been doing pastoral counseling for 20 years. It continues to be amazing to watch God Almighty, Creator of the Universe, the righteous and holy King come as the Shepherd to gently and lovingly tend to His lambs. But in the midst of these...

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It’s all about the wind

The practice of waiting and listeningcan be very frustrating...but highly effective. Anyone who has been around me any length of time knows I love lists. Tasks to be done and written steps to the goal help me feel secure and efficient. Because of this, I...

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Jesus’s red wagon

Had an individual ask me last week to explain "cast all your cares on Him." Let me share how I responded. Let's say I am trying to carry a great, big heavy rock to the backyard for some landscaping project that Debbie decided would be really...

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Even in prison, God….

Have you ever noticed how often we want God to rescue us from the consequences of our choices? Sometimes the passion with which we ask is almost demanding. Believe me, there have been many times when I have petitioned the Lord to soften the blow or the...

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