The Last Christmas?

This year, our Christmas tree barely made it through Christmas day. So, it quickly landed in the tree graveyard in the vacant lot next door. But, most of the other Christmas decorations remain scattered throughout our rooms. So, I thought I’d take one last opportunity to reflect on Christmas. I really enjoyed Christmas this year, …

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Alice in bloom

Anyone who has been in a military family, or moved around a bunch, has probably seen or heard the expression, “Bloom where you’re planted”. It’s a nice sentiment – a slightly nicer version of “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. Those close to our family know that we recently said ‘see you later’ to …

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Sovereignity

God has always been and will always be completely sovereign (Gen. 1:1)…in every meaning of that word. He is the ultimate power in and outside of the Universe – unchallenged Ruler of all things. When we as His children declare and speak of our ‘King’ it should, in our minds and hearts, cause our dials …

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I AM

Identity = who someone is Vocationally I spend a good deal of my time around efforts that are focused on whether people are who they claim to be. It’s an interesting field of endeavor…after all, what makes us – us? In my experience people tend to see themselves, their identity, wrapped up in three things: …

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Equal Sized Souls

I don’t have to agree with your beliefs, your worldview, your actions to still deeply and genuinely want the very best for you and your life. Obviously there are many people in my life that would feel the same way about me…and I’m grateful. I cannot tell you what makes that possible inside of them…I …

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