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Goodbye fear, hello faith!


Fear is the opposite of Faith. faith, as you might know, “is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” If you search the Word and find the meaning behind the Greek for this “hope,” you … Continue reading

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i come to the garden alone


i have a vision of life, into mid summer, stooping to hoe around a row of cucumbers or leeks…the sandy-brown soil warm and tender on my feet, planted in a garden in the backyard of a little home. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Justice and mercy


I struggle with diabetes. Many years ago, I worked in a high stress, high performance, high profile career that contributed to a food and health lifestyle that lead to the development of that diabetes. It didn’t help that I made … Continue reading

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And you thought you had problems…


I am breathing. I ate something today. I have a place to stay. Maybe my world looks “turned upside down,” but I still walk on a path right-side-up with a God who already knows what I need. The haters who … Continue reading

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the road to the top of nowhere?


i have a headache the size of a mountain this evening…and it does not come from scaling heights to glimpse a fantastic view, like this one above Lost River, deep in Nowhere, West Virginia. No, it is a problematic headache, … Continue reading

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A detour on the way to destiny


I’ve heard enough preachers in my day to do a full two hour stand-up routine with about every variety and denomination featured. I’ve heard some great phrases, one liners, and simple truths in those sermons too. I’ve boogied for Jesus … Continue reading

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He who watches in the heavens


I don’t care about popularity, I care about the truth. He who watches in the Heaven knows each heart, and it is He who judges. In that respect, true believers- knowers- of Jesus Christ, are the most forgiving, non-judgmental lot … Continue reading

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The Impossible


Is it only when we are totally helpless that God brings us victory? And what about the hardships the prophets and early Christians went through? It wasn’t pleasant for them…and it certainly is not pleasant for me right now. So … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Hope


Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. The word “hope” here goes way beyond the same concept of  “hope” we have in English because it is literally “a knowing assurance based on spiritual … Continue reading

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Interlude


Still some darkness in this tunnel…I can’t see the end in sight, but there seems to be some high water to wade through…a messy thing. I hope to see you on the other side.

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