Lent 2020 | Day 37: “Looking”

The focus for today is “looking.” When we look, we are usually doing it on purpose. This is implied in the word but is often taken for granted. And that is part of the problem. The life of faith is a life of searching. We are introduced to God through the preaching of the Gospel. […]

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Lent 2018 | Day #6: Purpose

Our purpose is not about what will satisfy our desire for recognition. I think that we have to let go of the world’s definition of purpose.

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Count it all Joy

Count it all Joy James 1:3-4 3 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds,3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Some day’s life just sucks. Everyone […]

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The Parchment of Life

It is upon the parchment of life that we write the epoch story of our lives. It is through the daily exercise of writing, of getting up each morning and filling each page with at least one meaningful statement that we are able to leave a legacy for those who may wonder, “Who was this […]

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Word to the Wise | “The Need for Single Mindedness”

In the movie The Last Samurai we find a scene in which Tom Cruise is fighting an expert samurai with a wood sword.  He is getting beaten by the expert even though he had demonstrated progress.  The son of the hero in the movies tells Tom Cruise: “You have too many minds.”  He meant to […]

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