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December 11 2014

Shh

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When the Lamb opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour. (Revelation 8:1) The season of Advent thrusts us into paradox. We listen to the prophetic words of Isaiah, meditating …

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December 03 2014

What God Doesn’t Plan

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I’m surrounded by college students every day at a local café. There’s something different about them, even if they generally behave just as you would expect college students to behave: loud conversations on their phones, …

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December 02 2014

‘Tis the Season

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  Where did the words go? I can’t seem to find them just now, though I’ve looked high and low. Not a one on my personal blog these days - nothin’. And not many tumbling around …

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December 01 2014

Confession and Me

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There wasn’t a specific person or sermon or cited scripture that I can remember as the turning point for me, but at some moment in my childhood, God stopped being all bubbles and glow. He …

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November 26 2014

Playing to Lose

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Here's the deal. I like romantic comedies, I really do. I realize some men will read such an admission and immediately get nervous, something about a man-card. Fellas, if that admission causes some disturbance in …

The Fool’s Road to Financial Freedom

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1. Our first hard freeze will arrive any day now, but I am at the garden nursery again. This time I am buying just a few potted violas for the window boxes. Also, a scooper. It is …

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