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The Mystery

After over 3 weeks on the shores of Maui, time to break camp. Been a great reset. Mission accomplished: rest, reflection, rejuvenation . . . and some reading along the way. Now time to head back into the fray. And … Continue reading

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Collateral Blessing

I start in on the familiar story in 2Samuel and what catches my attention is the collateral damage–the injury suffered by others than the intended target. First, Bathsheba is the king’s intended mark. But she was the violated daughter of … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Today

I’m chewing on the fact that they did not understand. That the disciples didn’t get it. That to the followers of Jesus it made no sense. It just didn’t add up. And, as I mull over it, it shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Woman, Behold Your Son

It’s an annually occurring juxtaposition. Every December I wrap up my reading plan chewing on the death of Jesus at a time of year when so much around me draws my attention to His birth. Solomon said that “for everything … Continue reading

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Not Ashamed

Chewing on the last nine verses of Hebrews 2 this morning. Almost too much to take in. Multiple meals here. I could feast on a God, “for whom and by whom all things exist.” Or savor His gracious determination to … Continue reading

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Abigail

Did I just see Jesus? Was He foreshadowed in a no-name, non-descript woman whose name pointed to her father’s joy? A lady who rises up seemingly out of nowhere to redeem an entire household? A gal identified with a worthless … Continue reading

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No Angels Required

You gotta love him! One moment he’s sleeping, the next, he’s swinging a sword. Though there’s no doubt his “flesh was weak”, there can equally be no doubt that his “spirit was willing.” Willing to be a lone warrior, he … Continue reading

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