Gaining a Greater View; The “Present” in the Pandemic

I have been noticing that many bloggers are writing about how their perspective has changed during this pandemic. I started a post on that topic in July, and then put it in the trash. How do you encapsulate all that the last two years has cultivated in your heart? I’ve been thinking about how perspective […]

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Not a Hint; Burn the Ships

At the time of the Civil War, the North had a naval ship yard in Norfolk, Virginia, which they were dedicated to protecting from the Confederate forces. In 1861, Virginia succeeded to the South, and the Federal forces began to clear their ships out of the ship yard, but they could not evacuate the retired […]

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My New Years Wish: A Heart Like That

The fruit of her commitment to a relationship with God was strikingly evident. Almost overnight, the child who used to bolt and run in stores, tantrum wherever, and was full of sass turned into an easy, conscientious child who exhibited an uncanny measure of self-control and is a hard worker. Choices that had previously been driven by self-will were replaced by choices directed by God’s will. That is what happens when God removes our hard hearts and gives us His heart.

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 6

He Leads Me in Paths of Righteousness for His Name’s Sake Eleven little words packed with so much intention. For His name’s sake… He leads me, He saves me, He restores me, He preserves me. In Joshua 2, the Israelite spies had entered Jericho to see what they were up against, and Rahab the harlot […]

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A Reflection of Psalm 23, Day 3

He Makes Me Lie Down in Green Pastures My children’s Bible had a picture of a shepherd reclining against a tree and his sheep laying in lush grass all around. It is what I think of when I recite Psalm 23. I think I developed this idea that sheep lay around a lot, but according […]

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