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not so fast

It seems like a good idea. I believe the problem would be solved, so I think I’ll go ahead and do it! Isn’t this how we approach much of our decision-making in life? In addition to the above thoughts, we share our inclinations with others and receive their hearty support… so it must be right! Not […]

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fasting and feasting

The Jewish traditional holiday of Purim is underway, and I cannot help but think about Esther and her role in this commemorative celebration.  God used her to divinely solve a demonic plot turned royal edict to annihilate all Jews in the Persian kingdom under the rule of Xerxes. Esther (born Hadassah) was a Jewish orphan […]

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God, who am I to You?

“God, who am I to You?” This is a question I find myself repeating to those with whom I speak concerning their walk with God.  So many are yearning to know direction and purpose.  I believe the starting place for understanding what to do is to know who you are. Something wonderful happens when one […]

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called

How did Jesus call Peter and Andrew to the work of the Kingdom?  He said, “Come, and I will make you fishers of men.”  You’ve got to love His word selection- telling fishermen while they are at work casting a net into the lake, “Hey!  I’m calling you to take your fishing capability to a […]

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checking out

Last Saturday I checked out of a hotel in midtown Manhattan and made sure to tell the front desk employee that we had an enjoyable visit.  Our overall stay in New York City (a first for many of my family members) was a great experience.  The location was within an easy walking distance to Central […]

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