A Lesson From the Owl

Why Noise

Matthew 13:9 “He who has ears, let him hear.”Have you ever heard of the term “white noise?” It’s used by broadcasters to blank out unwanted sounds on radio, television, and satellite programs. On its own, it sounds like a lot of static, but when it’s applied to a...

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Are We Truly Listening?

In Job 6:24, Job says: "Teach me, and I will hold my tongue; Cause me to understand wherein I have erred." (NKJV)Job is, therefore, open to being taught, isn't he? He says, "Teach me, and I will hold my tongue"!But is he really listening?I have two teenagers, both of...

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Distracted by Stillness

"Be still, and know that I am God." (Psalm 46:10a)With summer here, the stormy winter and chilly evenings of recent months have quickly been forgotten. One morning, however, my heart felt like a lingering storm. Numerous needs - my own and others' - were crashing in...

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