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May
12

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

This past week we celebrated our Granddaughter’s 8th grade graduation. Part of the ceremony included some Q&A time with the graduates. One question was, “What do you want to do […]

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Posted on: May 12, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Apr
03

Living in the White Spaces

A few weeks ago my wife and I attended an art exhibit featuring Charles Brindley. While we were walking among his incredible sketches and paintings a gallery security person let […]

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Posted on: April 3, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Feb
18

Avoiding the Cloud of Negative Thinking

“There’s nothing magic about it, but seeing things in a positive light—including yourself—will give you that attitude necessary to succeed.”[i] Kevin Leman   Today’s Verse: “The Angel of the Lord […]

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Posted on: February 18, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Dec
17

The Christmas Card Conundrum

I am thrilled to have my daughter, Jennifer Cook guest post today and have artwork/graphics provided by her daughter Abby: Just a few days ago, we all looked at our […]

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Posted on: December 17, 2014 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Oct
22

Escaping From the Wilderness of Blame

“If we blame ourselves, we feel hopeless because we can’t do anything to stop what we’re doing. If we blame God, our confidence in Him as our benevolent Father is […]

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Posted on: October 22, 2014 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Aug
20

Solving the Biggest Jigsaw Puzzle

“God can handle the mess. He can put the destroyed, broken pieces back together. He knows how to do that.”[i] —Charles F. Stanley Today’s Verse: “We are assured and know […]

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Posted on: August 20, 2014 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Jul
31

How We Can Avoid Living in Fear and Stop Being Afraid

The following is an excerpt from my latest book, The Way Back from Loss: “We fear being sued, finishing last, going broke; we fear the mole on the back, the […]

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Posted on: July 31, 2014 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Mar
19

His Right Hand

  “We may feel alone, forsaken, and forgotten, but we are not. In time of loss, our God picks us up and holds us close.”[i] —Charles R. Swindoll  The phrase […]

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Posted on: March 19, 2014 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Oct
16

Answering the Tough Call

Sometimes we’re called on to answer a tough call—to do something extraordinary. It can be hard, but we have an example in a little-known soldier named Seraiah. Seraiah lived in […]

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Posted on: October 16, 2012 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Feb
14

God Makes Different Choices

It’s important to note that God chose the younger son. In Exodus 13:11-13, God placed a special claim on the firstborn of man and animals. The nation of Israel, therefore, […]

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Posted on: February 14, 2012 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
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Trust is the winsome wedding of faith and hope.

Brennan Manning

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