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I Know

Hovering over the first seventeen verses of Revelation chapter two this morning. Chewing on the first three of seven letters written to the churches in Asia. Casting an eye on the pages I’ve just marked up which reflect the well-known … Continue reading

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Seeds of Peace

Hovering over a promise to claim this morning. A promise of righteousness. Who couldn’t use a bit more righteousness — both within them and around them? But it’s one of those farming promises. You know, one of those you reap … Continue reading

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Sheltered in Place, Sheltered in Peace

Good Sunday with the church yesterday. Not, at the church, but with the church. Our “sheltered in place” body met together via the wonders of technology, some “connecting” afterwards with texts and emails of mutual encouragement. After “going off the … Continue reading

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Treasure in My Sack

The brothers thought they had been brought to the house for a reckoning. Fear struck at the anticipation of standing before the most powerful man in Egypt. The man who had thought they were spies. The man who had kept … Continue reading

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Lean on Me

Usually, I sleep pretty well . . . until I don’t. No problem knocking out. Don’t think I toss and turn a lot. But way too often, if I need to get up in the middle of the night, before … Continue reading

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Rab Shalom

“How’s your heart?” It’s a question my girls regularly ask me, and each other, these days. “I can see how you’re doing life on the outside,” they’re saying, “but what’s the state of affairs on the inside?” Truth be told, … Continue reading

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Let the River Flow

It’s been a week. The first week of whatever is meant by “the new normal.” While so much has changed, still so much is the same. The term surreal has come up more than once in different conversations. But as … Continue reading

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The Whole Promise

If I’m honest, there are some promises in Scripture that I’d just as soon not claim as my own. Some, I’d rather not even be reminded of. I came across one of those in John 16 this morning where Jesus … Continue reading

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On Earth as in Heaven

Bildad done good . . . though he didn’t even realize it. Asking the right questions is a big part of getting to the right answers. And Bildad asks a good one, in fact, he asks two real good ones. … Continue reading

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The Most High Rules!

Kind of amazed at how the rock dropped into the pond last Tuesday night continues to make waves. The ripple effect still apparent. Calm waters nowhere in sight. To say that last week’s election continues to dominate the news cycle … Continue reading

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