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On Hope

I find, daily, that my hope is being refined and deepened by suffering. There is not a day that goes by in which I do not suffer in some way, with some anxiety or fear, with the state of the … Continue reading

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Is It Worth the Cost?

So often I’ve believed in a dream with everything I’ve had, and in my hope, set goals to see it come true—only to end up watching it fail before my eyes. I’ve felt like a boy who spends a summer … Continue reading

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Thank You To My Amazing Wife

My wife is awesome. I am amazed by her love. She is encouraging when she doesn’t need to be, listening when there’s no reason to listen, hopeful when I feel discouraged, insightful when I’m stumbling blind, kind when I’m barbed … Continue reading

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Intimately Breathing

Proverbs 16:9 says, “In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.” How does God guide me when I have the power to choose my own way? If I have free will, how does He … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mom on Mother’s Day

This is a little thank you to mom for just a few of the many things she’s done in my life. If I had the time, I could write volumes. Mom, you make me proud! Mom, Thank you for encouraging … Continue reading

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A Strange True Hope

In my flesh I’m so resistant to hope. God asks me to hope in Him (Why am I so discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise Him again — my … Continue reading

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A Powerful Explosion

Imagine sitting in the stands at a drag race. You’ve been waiting for some time but still the cars have not rolled out to compete. In fact, you’ve been waiting for so long that all the ice in your soda … Continue reading

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Praying in a Womb

Waiting on God is like the process of being born. Let me explain. You pray for something and it doesn’t happen. And you pray some more, and nothing happens. And you pray till you run out of words, and still … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution 2013

America is hurting. She’s searching for an answer. She’s been raked and her wounds are bleeding out. A country groping the darkness in search of the light. Our schools are failing. Our relationships are failing. Our peace of mind is … Continue reading

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Good Courage

Too often I lose sight of God. Fear gets in the way, and instead of living a life free in grace, I draw inward into a swamp that smothers the hope out of me. I become critical, struggling to swim … Continue reading

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