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Am I unteachable?

Am I unteachable?

A few weekends ago I shared this thought: Jesus says, "Take my yoke upon you and learn from me.....and you will find rest for you souls." (Matthew 11:29) Not "poof" but "pull". Thankfully we are not left to pull alone – unless we choose to do...

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forgetting and remembering

forgetting and remembering

“When you see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, and the priests, who are Levites, carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it. Then you will know which way to go, since you have never been this way before.”  (Joshua 3:3-4)...

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A rock for God

A rock for God

“I am going to paint a rock for God. I think He’ll like it.” I think children are capable of helping us understand one of the many aspects of generosity. I can easily think back to numerous Christmas times when I was surrounded in my home by my adopted grandchildren....

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How, What, huh?

How, What, huh?

Today I am thinking of how a man who has been walking with God for a long time inspired and challenged me with a simple comment – one he is not even aware impacted me.  I am relatively self-aware. I would describe myself as practical and realistic, which most...

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Is love really like a seesaw?

Is love really like a seesaw?

“If I knew she would change, then I would be willing to…” While I am no stranger to that phrase – in reality, I have been known to say or think it myself – I still despise it, especially when it comes from the lips of a believer in Jesus Christ (or...

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Simple wisdom

Simple wisdom

A tourist who was visiting a small village approached the house of a well-known wise man, and he was surprised to see that he lived in a small, humble room filled with books. The only pieces of furniture were a bed, a table, and a chair. "Where is the rest of your...

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