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Every Single Thing

"But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light." (1 Peter 2:9 NIV)“I just don’t know what my purpose, what my mission in this...

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An Old, Wet Dog

"The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out." (Proverbs 20:5 NIV)It was several years ago. The air was cool, rain was falling, and it felt more like early Spring than early Summer. I was sitting at the desk I am sitting at...

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A Little Lost Deer

"Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it." (Hebrews 13:2 NASB)It was a sweltering day in late Summer.  I was a young dad working in a local lumber mill. It was dangerous, back-breaking work that...

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It Lives On

"Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full--pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back." (Luke 6:38 NLT)It was a beautiful Summer’s day...

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Blunders

"And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them." (Romans 8:28 NLT)It was the middle of the night and I was sitting in a chair thinking about all the blunders I had made in my...

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Show Them Your Smile

"So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other." (John 13:34 NLT)If there is one thing I have missed the most during this last year of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been seeing other people’s smiles....

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Powerful Things

"Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man." (Prov. 3:3-4 NIV)After being closed for so long due to the Corona virus, I heard...

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