Tag Archives: blessing

Six Months

I knew before actually arriving here that God was up to something. Our on-site interview this past January was really more of a visit. Comfortable and welcoming. During that short weekend we heard pieces of stories of ordinary people used … Continue reading

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Exchanging The Lie

I finished this mornings reading in Ecclesiastes and was a little bummed out. Here was Solomon … a king who was blessed by God, powerful, wise and wealthy beyond all imagination … and he concludes that everything is meaningless. A … Continue reading

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Discerning His Heart

Have you read these words and been flooded with fear and trepidation? I think even a casual believer in God pauses at the following verses. Every time I encounter them, discomfort definitely rises. I’m quick to want to skip over … Continue reading

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OneEighty

1My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, 2for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity. 3Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, … Continue reading

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Evidence

So much has happened in the past 9 weeks. For my own benefit I tried listing events, thinking it would promote healing, but the exercise felt a little overwhelming. Looking at life in a string of black and white bulletpoints … Continue reading

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Idols

We knew there would be a period of inconvenience during this move and tried to prepare for it in advance. Since our furniture and personal belongings would not deliver to Moline for at least a week from day of pickup, … Continue reading

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Missing You

Mom asked me the oddest question this past Wednesday …… “Are you going to miss anyone when you leave”. Well, of course, Mama. Naturally. I mean, my whole life has revolved around the Carolinas since before the time of Moses. … Continue reading

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