Monthly Archives: October 2012

Running on Empty

God is slow and we must be slow. (1) When we hurry, we miss much. I wonder how many times, like the Priest and the Levite on the Road to Jericho, I have sped past God. I always assume God … Continue reading

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A Living Heart

Always keep a part of your heart reserved for God. (1) I have known people with hard hearts or, as Ezekiel writes, hearts of stone. People with hard hearts are generally unforgiving, self-centered, and cold.  They are not drawn towards others nor are others drawn to … Continue reading

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Hope to the Hungry

When did we see you hungry and feed you? (1) It’s easy not to the see the hungry. Most hungry people endure their hunger quietly behind closed doors. Children sent to bed with stomachs growling dreaming that there will be food … Continue reading

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The RSVP for Rest

“I will give you rest … you will find rest for your souls” Jesus’ invitation to those who are weary from carrying heavy burdens and stress is one which many of us fail to grasp. We long for the rest … Continue reading

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Decreasing and Increasing

John 3:22–36 22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he remained there with them and was baptizing. 23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and people were … Continue reading

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The Debate

Ignorance is always bold and presumptuous. (1)   When I fear I am wrong, I argue with greater effort and intensity.   When I am confidant I am right, I listen with gentleness.   If a wise man has an argument with … Continue reading

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Loneliness

I have found that the best cure for loneliness is to be alone with God. When you are still in God’s presence, peace will fill your inmost soul! Be still and know that I am God. (Psalm 46:10)

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