Category Archives: forgiveness

A Little More Time

I visited with someone recently who has received a tough medical prognosis.  Their condition is terminal and unless the Lord intervenes, they may not live to see the end of this year.  As I visited with them about the things … Continue reading

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The Father of All Comfort

I was talking with someone last week and they were reflecting on a difficult time they faced years ago.  They spoke of how tough it was to make it through each day and how they know that God helped them … Continue reading

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Blessings from Above

This week I was reading about the time when Jesus got into Simon Peter’s boat and asked Simon to push out from the shore so He could preach to the large crowd gathering there.  Simon had fished all night and … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

I saw the movie “A dog’s life” the other day.  I enjoyed it.  It wasn’t quite as sad as “Old Yeller” or “My dog Skip.”  When I watched “My Dog Skip” I was at home by myself.  I cried like … Continue reading

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He Knows Our Frame

One of my favorite Bible verses and one that I share quite frequently is Psalm 103:14. It is a psalm in which David is reminding himself of all the blessings he receives from God. It can be helpful to make … Continue reading

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He Looks for Us

Marta and I went for a walk on Saturday morning. About halfway through, our walk was interrupted by distant shouts of “I see ‘em. I see em!” I looked up to see two little blondies turn the corner of the … Continue reading

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Best Substitute Ever

I got suckered into playing “monkey in the middle” with the granddaughters and one of their friends. Turns out that Papaw is almost always the monkey in the middle. I think it is part of the job description that falls … Continue reading

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