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Leaning into Jesus

The story of John, who calls himself the disciple that Jesus loved, is compelling. At one point in the biblical story he is reclining next to Jesus resting his head on Him. When asked by the other disciples to check … Continue reading

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Where is the Gate to God?

I can’t seem to follow the directions for connecting with God this morning. It’s not that I think He has moved. It’s not that I haven’t found him from this very spot many times before. It’s just that this morning … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Thank You!

My friend called me this morning from her vacation spot one state away.We started out talking fervently about nothing, as friends do. But then she told me about her flight. This friend was seated next to a woman who was … Continue reading

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Comfort Through the Eyes of a Child

Jesus is clear in His teaching that we are to come to Him as a child. It is helpful to nurture relationships with children so that we can gain insight into what it is about a child that Jesus desires … Continue reading

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Read Your Own Stuff

This afternoon my heart was troubled by a phone call from a friend who said she was in a “Spiritual Crisis”. The tone of her voice and the words she used evidenced deep distress. I didn’t find much success in … Continue reading

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How does God Spell “Healing”?

Today I visited a man who has what doctors call a terminal case of cancer. A white Mercedes-Benz is parked at the entrance of the driveway. He told me he was selling it to pay for his funeral expenses. A … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Father’s Day

My Dad has been in heaven for nearly 20 years. Today I wish I could have 5 minutes with him. We wouldn’t need to talk. We could just look at each other and know what the other was thinking. This … Continue reading

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