"Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools." (Ecclesiastes 7:9 ESV)"A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back." (Proverbs 29:11 ESV) To say I was frustrated yesterday evening is putting it...

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Traffic Jams and Big Trucks

Ephesians 5:20 "Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." (NIV)I had been working at the computer all day, finishing up a writing assignment. My eyes were tired and dry, but I had an important evening appointment....

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The Brats

James 4:6 He gives us more grace. NIVIt was one of those days. You know the kind I mean, one little disaster follows another until you finally reach the breaking point and you think you are just going to start screaming if one more thing goes wrong.I was minding my...

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The Difference Ella Made

How do people bring about needed change? My answer is often a cynical stepping back in frustration, I must confess. I'm only one person. I don't have any real power in this culture. Surely there are others who feel the same way.But not Ella Gunderson. She was aware of...

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