Navigating Marriage

After 23 years of marriage, it is still a mystery to me. As we journey through life, we learn about the power of the Lord and the weakness of ourselves. Anything that is valuable must be invested in otherwise it devalues. Marriage is a personal investment. Many want a “quick...

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O Little Town

It was the point of entry for Jesus. The Son came here as Immanuel, God with us. It was at that time a shepherd’s place. This makes sense:  the Good Shepherd first showed up in a sheep town. We are talking about the little town of Bethlehem, of course. During...

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Joy Unspeakable, Full of Glory!

When we simply believe and hold God to His Word to do as He has promised to do, the Holy Spirit fills our hearts with unspeakable joy as well as a peace which passes all understanding. The multitudes living in misery in the world are longing for this supernatural provision...

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The Secret of Song

In the opening part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit,” we meet Bilbo Baggins.  He’s described as a little person who likes peace and quiet, laughter and food, as “all hobbits do.” Everything changed for him, however, when a wizard and a crowd of dwarfs showed up at his home. They...

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How to Stay Young

Want to grow old quickly? Allow bitterness to take root in your life. Want to stay young? Think young. That is, be like a child, have a fear of the Lord that includes a sense of wonder about who He is and all that He does. Grumpy, dissatisfied people are...

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