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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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Purpose-Driven

"For it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose." (Philippians 2:13 NIV)"I'm in the middle of the road with a flat tire. Can you tell Dad to come and help me?"My daughter was under the gun. She had given her landlord notice that she...

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Why Are You Still Here?

Two years ago, in April 2018, a troubled young man drove a van erratically down Yonge Street in Toronto, Canada. He veered on and off the sidewalk, killing ten people and seriously injuring fourteen others. It was a terrible occurrence that I observed from my balcony...

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Why God?

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. " (Genesis 1:1 ESV)"And God said, 'Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds--livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.' And so it was." (Genesis...

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The Write-Off

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." (John 3:16 NIVDuring recent extreme weather, when our temperatures dropped down to between -35 to -40, my old mare, Mama who was no...

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Perspectives on Fate

I don't remember the first one I attended, but I'm sure I couldn't see.Everyone loves a parade. From small towns to large cities, people come to watch bands, floats, clowns, tractors, horses, fire engines, and if it's a Christmas parade, Santa.Seeing the parade is...

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