mountain climbing

“Just breathe” were the words used to coach myself in the days of encountering great resistance.  It was a daily struggle but one that kept me hungry for the Lord’s Presence.  As always, when we encounter the fickleness of others, or even identify it within ourselves, the wisest thing to do is to run for […]

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we just need to get real

I have always enjoyed reading the various exchanges recorded in Scripture between Moses and God.  I try to imagine the tone of their voices, and I feel confident that in the case of Moses asking God for meat for His people, the leader of the masses is exasperated! Why have You brought this trouble on […]

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a shelter in the storm

Psalm 116:1-2  “I love the Lord, for He heard my voice; He heard my cry for mercy.” Even though we in the Hampton Roads area may be accustomed to the occasional visit from a tropical weather system, it does not make it any easier to cope with the uncertainties that accompany these types of storms. In every […]

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