Category Archives: inspirational

Be A Living Sacrifice – Be Transformed

Romans chapter 12 is one of favorite chapters in the Bible.  I have always considered it to be one of those chapters that starts off strong, stays strong and finishes strong.  Come to think of it, that’s the exhortation Paul … Continue reading

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Happy Juneteenth!

Happy Juneteenth!  Juneteenth is the annual holiday which commemorates the day of June 19, 1865 when the news of emancipation reached people in the Galveston, Texas area.  Sadly, this day came almost two and a half years after President Lincoln … Continue reading

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Social Distancing and the Christian

Due to the recent restrictions on gathering due to the corona virus.  We won’t be having traditional services at our church for the next couple of weeks.  Out of an abundance of caution and in obedience to the governmental authorities … Continue reading

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If You’re Going to Be a Bear…

I was thinking about my dad the other day; he passed away in 2006.  I was remembering some of the phrases and expressions he used.  One day he came to pick me up after football practice in high school.  He … Continue reading

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Seasoned with Salt

We should all be mindful of the importance not only of what we say but also the importance of how we say it.    One of my favorite Bible verses in that regard is Colossians 4:6.  Paul tells the church: Colossians … Continue reading

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Get Up Close

I was in a meeting the other day that was taking place in a large conference room.  Someone stepped forward to speak and they had a power point presentation that went along with their subject.  Each slide had a lot … Continue reading

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Lord, I’m Thankful

I was driving to work the other morning reflecting on all the reasons I have to be thankful.  The Lord has truly been good to me.  As I was counting my blessings and telling God thank you, I wrote this … Continue reading

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God’s Pace

I was writing an email to a friend and I wanted to sign off wishing them “God’s peace.” I may have been trying to type too quickly because I left out a letter and wrote “God’s pace.” I quickly recognized … Continue reading

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Plans for Hope

Recently I was reflecting again on this verse from Jeremiah 29:11 where the Lord reminds His people Jer 29:11  ‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to … Continue reading

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Write Something New

Took this picture of the granddaughters last weekend when we went to the mall. They ended up spending the night with us and we had a great time.  At one point we played a game called “Finish the Story.”  One … Continue reading

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