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When God Speaks Personally

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“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” (Isaiah 43:1b NIV) My mother and I were sitting on the couch when a fierce storm came up. As the storm raged, with wind howling, thunder banging, and lightning flashing, I became panic-stricken. […]

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Ruthless American Elections and Scripture

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“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” (Philippians 2:3 ESV) Politics are a ruthless enterprise. And here we go again. Let’s look back at the American presidential election of 1800. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were friends who ran against each […]

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Watch the Bubbles

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As my car crawled along the automated car wash track, my thoughts drifted to times past, when my husband and I would take our children through the car wash for the express purpose of playing “watch the bubbles.”  “Daddy, my bubble is racing yours!” our son would say. “Mine is turning […]

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Not Now, But Soon

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My every footstep sank into a mound of sand, making my early morning beach stroll feel more like a mountain climb. The sun was already hot enough to bake cookies. By the time I reached the boardwalk that led back to the air-conditioned condo, I was panting with exertion. I […]

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What’s the Point?

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Have you ever had the thought, “What’s the point?” “What am I doing here?” “Is what I’m doing even making a difference?” I have to imagine you said yes. Who hasn’t wrestled with those thoughts? We can look back in time and find such questions being asked over two thousand […]