Tag Archives: sin

i’d rather be alone with God than in love with Ugliness


a heron flew off. and a red-wing black bird. and even two baby foxes slipped into thick brush to hide from my camera. ….after several attempts, this picture of purple columbines was the only one in focus. and that was … Continue reading

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a sad little trip to dramaville


the last time i did my laundry, i was assaulted by a soap opera. that is because the screen overpowered the sound of washers, dryers, and ringing cellphones… three transients washed their clothes. one emptied two duffle bags. another, who … Continue reading

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why Good Friday is a good day to share the good news


every day is a good day to share the gospel. but in the western world, Good Friday may be more than a good day to share the good news. it is a day for healing…..Jesus bore our sickness on the … Continue reading

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Dichotomy in F Sharp


                               i she stands alone staring out her window pane while the trucks go west and the cars go east, a blurry dance after the needle’s … Continue reading

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Ten Things To Pray For In The Year 2014: #7 Freedom From Bondage (Part 2)


Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he (or she) is a new creation…old things are passed away, behold, all things are become new.” God’s agenda for you is that you live an abundant life, free from worry, being the person … Continue reading

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Ten Things To Pray For In The Year 2014: # 4 Grace


Grace, which has been much maligned in many houses of worship in the past few years, is the unmerited favor of God. You and I don’t deserve what we get from God. Why? Because we do not do what God … Continue reading

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Ten Things To Pray For In The Year 2014: # 3 Compassion


without compassion, no one in this world would breathe their next breath. it’s strangely wonderful, this thing we call breathing. it keeps us going, it reminds us we are alive, and it helps take us to new divine appointments. today, … Continue reading

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in the cold wind of a Friday’s eve


it is no surprise this world is in such a mess- when evil is rewarded and the diligent attacked when life is thrown away like an old hamburger wrapper and those who disturb the peace have favor over peacemakers… when … Continue reading

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When lies multiply like flies


Put anything rotten outside in warm weather and you’ll have flies before you know it. Flies are attracted to garbage, just as accusers are attracted to lies. When one rotten morsel is tossed into your path, you know the flies … Continue reading

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The Prez is my shepherd


When leaders abandon righteousness, exchanging it for the law of sin- that nation, hypocritically appealing to God, will neither stand in the place of blessing, nor be spared from the judgment of God. But those who trust in the Lord, … Continue reading

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