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A Chilling Epitaph

I read the words and what immediately came to mind was, “What a horrible epitaph.” I don’t think much of what might end up written in memory of me. Not really motivated by leaving a legacy. More concerned with just … Continue reading

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Qualified

I may not be perfect, but I am sufficient. Might have a long way to go, but I have all the power I need. The bar might be set pretty high, but I’ve already cleared it. The inheritance might be … Continue reading

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It Could Happen To Me

Honestly, I read the words on the page and it strikes a certain fear in me. If it could happen to him, why couldn’t it happen to me? It’s not like the pressures of getting by day-to-day were causing him … Continue reading

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A Well-Known Friend

Sometimes it’s stumbling upon something “new” or something I hadn’t really thought of before that serves up something to chew on. A phrase that catches my attention, a word picture that I’d never really considered before, or just some unexpected … Continue reading

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“One Thing” People

Mary was one. While there was a ton of stuff to do to get things ready for hosting Jesus & Company at her and her sister’s place, she sat at the Savior’s feet. Martha was anxious and troubled about many … Continue reading

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The Weighed Down Heart

Hung out with friends from out of town yesterday. They arrived on Sunday afternoon and we did a lot of our visiting in the way that we know how to do it best–over food. Yesterday morning we went out for … Continue reading

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An Agapao Spectrum

Hovering over Paul’s final words to Timothy this morning. Thinking about this man who knew his “departure” was at hand–ready to be loosed from his earthly moorings and to set sail. Reflecting on what it was for him to have … Continue reading

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