Divorced is NOT a Status

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When completing a census form or a job application, we’re often asked our marital status, and given choices of Single, Married, Divorced or Widowed. An individual who experienced divorce many years ago, and has not married again, feels compelled to label … Continue reading

Just a Trace

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Resting my Kindle on the fold-down tray-top, I gazed out the plane window. I absentmindedly watched the earth drift lazily by, while pondering the words I had just read.  At several thousand feet above the ground, my mind was a … Continue reading

A Long Weary Ride

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Sweat poured down my face and every muscle quivered with exhaustion as I strained to push the bicycle pedal down one more time…then shifted to push the other pedal down yet again.  Twenty miles into a 26 mile mountain bike trek … Continue reading

The More I Learn

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I must have been about twelve years old at the time.  My parents were involved in a local youth ministry called simply, The Coffee House. I watched, attentively, as my father’s hand grasped the stick of white chalk to draw … Continue reading

Seeing God’s Heart

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Do you remember these stereogram three-dimensional images that were popular back in the 90’s?  They’re a lot of fun! I used to have a calendar with a new image for each day.  I started each work day by viewing the … 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

God’s Love Letters

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Early one Saturday morning, in July of 2010, Sherri and I were driving west on Interstate 30, somewhere between Texarkana and Sulphur Springs.  We were both looking forward to a stress-free weekend visiting family near Dallas. As Sherri dozed in … Continue reading

Does God Harbor Unforgiveness?

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If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9) What does God’s forgiveness look like?  We tend to think of God’s forgiveness much as … Continue reading