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Drawing Near for Mercy. Finding Grace.

Have you ever played peek-a-boo with a baby? They can’t walk, they can’t talk, but they can smile and giggle. And, for some reason, the surprise of seeing your face pop out from behind your hands primes the pump, and … Continue reading

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Confidence . . . Still!

Came across some thoughts from around this time eight years ago. A really, really uncertain and hard time. A turn-your-world-upside-down time. And as I chew on the same passage eight years later, and consider the confidence I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Speaking Directly to God

Really, he wasn’t asking for a lot. He wasn’t pleading for things to somehow go back to the way they were. Wasn’t demanding to have his wealth or health back. Wasn’t seeking a Lazarus type of miracle that his family … Continue reading

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Receive Mercy, Find Grace

I frequent it on a regular basis. Yet, for the last several years, there’s also been an annual trek to this place. Six years ago events transpired in August that were life changing, and, five-and-a-half years later, would be life … Continue reading

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The Power of Grace

Wrapping up the book of Esther this morning. And so much to chew on. Beyond the mystery of a story in which God is so at work, yet never mentioned, there are so many different aspects of the story to … Continue reading

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You Coming?

Chewing on Hebrews 4 this morning. A rest promised. God’s rest. The kind of rest God modeled at creation. A Sabbath rest. The “work is finished” type of rest. But one that we need to strive to enter. That’s a … Continue reading

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