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The Threshing, The Crushing, Gideon, and Me

I used to travel a lot for work. I spent many hours in airports and planes. Inevitably, there would be times when upon arrival to the airport the plane could not land – just yet – or had to taxi and wait for the receiving gate to become available. For those of us who have […]

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Look Up for Your Promised Land

It’s a MAD WORLD! The world is changing fast, isn’t it? It seems everywhere we look is filled with darkness. News broadcasts doom and gloom. The pandemic, the economy, homelessness, joblessness, sickness, anger, anxiety, depression, fear… the list goes on and we are all feeling it. It seems living in isolation has become the social […]

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Am I Good Enough?

Insecurities are purpose blockers… Fighting those insecurities in my mind has been a battle. You see, I am a dreamer, I have always been a dreamer. I see big things in my mind, like images flashing before a movie screen, are the visions I see for my future. I have had confirmation after confirmation, words […]

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Where is God?

Do you ever wonder where God is when everything around you is burning to the ground? “Uh, hello God, are you there?” Consider this: A stowaway baby, found and adopted into a royal family, everything he needs is provided for him, he grows up with privilege and influence. Then one day he sees how cruelly […]

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Fear is a Liar! : A Short Story

“Do it!” He whispered in her ear, as his unseen hand cupped hers, guiding the razor to her forearm. “This is your only way out.” Her hand trembled and her vision blurred from the tears as she held the razor between her fingers. Cutting herself use to bring momentary relief from the pain inside of […]

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Beauty for Ashes

Shame does something to a person. It produces a judgement of guilt and unrelenting condemnation. Shame distorts a person. It suffocates the future and feeds on regret. The showering of fear hinders growth and stifles a person from becoming who they were created to be. When I think of people in the Bible who overcame […]

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The Disease of Distraction

Have you ever looked at the clock and thought, “Wow! Where has the time gone”? Are you a Rip VanWinkle in front of the screen? For all the knowledge the internet has brought us, it failed to bring wisdom. We have hundreds of friends on social media who we have never even met in real […]

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How To Get Unstuck

Do you ever feel like you are stuck? You know, for every two steps forward you take a step back and you feel like no matter what you do, you just can’t get ahead, as if you are stuck in waste high mud? Do you ever feel so bogged down by anxiety and uncertainty, and […]

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1 Corinthian 13 & Marriage

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love [for others growing out of God’s love for me], then I have become only a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal [just an annoying distraction]. And if I have the gift of prophecy [and speak a new message from God to the […]

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