The One Ring

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Over the holidays I’ve gotten back into the JRR Tolkien spirit by watching the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) movie series again. As usual, I find rich metaphors in Tolkien’s writing…and hope you’ll indulge my sharing some with you… The … Continue reading

Sovereign Rider

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As stated in previous posts, I am not a horseman.  My wife and stepson are both talented rodeo athletes.  For my part, I’ve come to very much enjoy and appreciate these magnificent animals…and am rather enjoying learning more about them.  … Continue reading

Christ’s Love is a Choice!

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[Reposted from March 2012, with minor edits] And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and began to pray, saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but … Continue reading

Warm Up

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Although I am not a horseman, my wife grew up riding horses and our 12-year-old is a rodeo athlete.  My role seems to be a crazy mix of stable hand, horse groomer, cheerleader, photographer, and student. I’m learning and having a lot of … Continue reading

Bustin’ Bronc’s

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In case you missed last week’s post, I am not a horseman.  I don’t want to misrepresent myself in writing posts about horses.  This is not a how-to post on training horses, because I lack the knowledge required to write such a post. … Continue reading

Really, Sun? Come On!

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We’re traveling with our 12-year-old this weekend.  Driving down the interstate, I heard his whine from the back seat, “Really, Sun?  Come on!  Are you kidding me?”  Apparently, he viewed the sunshine through his car window as a personal offense… … Continue reading

Shadow of His Wings

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We returned from vacation, a couple of weeks ago, to discover seven new additions to our barnyard fowl. The baby chicks are so cute, running around!  Mama Hen, who was previously quite calm-natured, has suddenly become super-protective. And the father, Sammy … Continue reading

An Inept Scholar

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For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but … Continue reading

Christ’s Love is a Choice!

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  And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and began to pray, saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.” (Luke 22:41-42) Jesus … Continue reading

Where My Will Meets His

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Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it. He will bring forth your righteousness as the light And … Continue reading