I don’t believe in coincidence. I haven’t for a long time now. As I look back at all the trials, changes, and moments that have steered my life I can’t believe that they were all just coincidence. Too many times something has put me on a different path. Too many times...

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When Pigs Are More Important

Sometimes it's the little things that make us uncomfortable with God's presence.A few times in my life, I've owned a handful of pigs. Hog are unusual animals. They can be funny, mean, and dangerous all in a matter of moments. I have an uncle who made a sizable income...

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His Plans for You

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11There is a shop in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, which sells hot sauces.Now, when this shop, which is known as the Pepper...

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The Benchwarmer

Matthew 24:4-5 "Jesus answered: Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come in my name, claiming, I am the Christ, and will deceive many." NIVA friend sent me a hilarious on-line video. It featured a retriever type dog with a stick. The dog was almost wild...

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The Problem

Isaiah 30:18 "Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; he rises to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!" NIVI had always wanted a horse and our neighbour seemed to have just the right one for me. He was an old...

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God’s Plans