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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A Reflection of Psalm 23, Day Two

I Shall Not Want While we understand that God is the provider of all things, it is easy to think of “want” in terms of material needs; yet, the David who penned this Psalm spent many years running for his life. Many times he lacked comfort and provision that we consider needs.  Jesus himself said, […]

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A Reflection of Psalm 23, Day One

The Lord is My Shepherd Happy Thanksgiving! Fall is my favorite season. The colors and the crops, the cool temps and shorter days, and our family birthdays are all reminders of God’s provision.  After a summer of long hours investing in lives at camp, tending the gardens, and caring for animals, fall is a culmination […]

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Free to be Free

This morning I received a text from my oldest daughter who is in college down in Minneapolis. The college has prepared an early warning system to contact students if it looks like the election is going to result in riots. She has her things together as a precaution in case she has to leave the […]

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Why My Teenagers Don’t Date (until they are at LEAST 18)

I was listening to a Christian radio program while I drove. The speaker was talking about the importance of keeping communication open with our kids, and encouraging them to ask question to help them traverse the field of dating. Sounds good, right? Until the example he used was one involving the typical 13 year old […]

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