Category Archives: God’s Mercy

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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Dialogue not a Debate

I played basketball at the park today for about an hour with a couple of guys in their early twenties. When we finished playing we talked for about 45 minutes. We started off talking about struggles and victories in basketball … Continue reading

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Cast Your Cares on Him

Over the years I have been blessed to visit with and listen to people in nursing homes, hospital rooms, and even parking lots. And it has been a gift to see the healing that begins as people unpack some of … 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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Make the Call

A couple of weeks ago I had to get a new phone. Unfortunately as a result I lost all the phone numbers of friends and family members that I had collected over the years. I am slowly rebuilding them. If … Continue reading

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