Monthly Archives: October 2017

Take Up Your Cross

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, … Continue reading

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You Raise Me Up

The Lord is MY SHEPHERD Psalm 23 Today was one of those introspective days… you know when you can’t help but think about the happenings in our world around us and the families in which we live, and even in … Continue reading

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Carrying That Burden in the Wrong Direction

Yesterday Shirley and I were at Target. Beside Target is Pet Smart and on down the way is Harris Teeter. I have my usual position manned and ready – that is sitting in the car waiting for Shirley to attack … Continue reading

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A Tip of the Hat

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, … Continue reading

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No Limit… No Ending

Oh, how abundant is Your goodness, which You have stored up for those who fear You and worked for those who take refuge in You, in the sight of the children of mankind! Psalm 31:19 A week or so ago … Continue reading

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Apply the Same Standards

Okay guys, I have a little test to apply to the latest NCAA non-action – don’t turn me off just yet – follow through with each step and see what you come up with. Create a spreadsheet which has all … Continue reading

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Retrain Your Brain

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17, NKJV A friend of mine recently went through hip replacement surgery. I remember my surprise … Continue reading

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Get Out of the Way

“I have set before you life and death… Choose life.” Excerpt from Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Sometimes I do what I think best only to discover that it wasn’t the best thing to do. I try to help by doing something useful … Continue reading

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James Mercy

“For judgment will be without mercy to anyone who has shown no mercy; Mercy triumphs over judgment.” Excerpt from James 2:1-13 Have you ever thought about mercy? About how it sounds or how it should be employed? Some believe that mercy … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Worrywart

“And which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?”Luke 12:25 To my dear grandmother, anyone who spent too much time worrying was instantly called a worrywart. I remember as a teenager asking my grandmother why the … Continue reading

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