Casting Precious Things (and Otherwise) on the Waters

It’s been a rough year for everyone, but it feels especially bad in very personal ways in my house. Changes are coming in 2021, some of them overwhelming. To weather them and prosper, I need to lighten my load, be willing to do without things I have known and that I’ve counted on. Some things […]

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Cry With Me?

A friend of mine posted a video recently where she encouraged us to – not think about the things we don’t want, but about those things we do desire relative to those areas within which we operate. Mine is government. I earnestly desire clear vision in government and true vision in government, and I think […]

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Toes Under the Lawnmower?

“I feel like such a temporary person in everybody’s life,” posted a friend this morning. “Not everybody”, someone else replied, “Just someone.” Dear Sweet Girl, I’m sorry to learn that you’re disappointed in your relationships today. I want you to hang on. Use what you learned with this one to do it differently the next […]

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Shameless!

Me time in the morning. I love it. I sit with a good cup of coffee and follow my mind wherever it wants to go. This morning I’m thinking about shame and its effects on my life when muffled from the backyard, I hear the Professor yelling loudly at our Border Collie, Tex. “Bad dog! […]

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How Much Worse?

If there’s a single word that describes 2020, it’s chaos. Reading from Tozer’s excellent book, “The Pursuit of God”, this morning: “…The Word of God is quick and powerful. In the beginning He spoke to nothing, and it became something. Chaos heard it and became order, darkness heard it and became light. “And God said—and […]

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