Category Archives: Life-lessons

The BE-attitudes… A Few Final Thoughts

This is a follow-up post to our look at the Beatitudes over at… May 23 Having looked closely at “The Beatitudes” (you can read those thoughts @ the above-mentioned site) I wanted to conclude by pointing out something really … Continue reading

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A Day of Loss…

March 1 This week brought one of the saddest of days for our household. We had to say “goodbye” to our Golden Retriever, Daisy. I’m the type of person who believes that each episode of our lives can teach us … Continue reading

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July 2 “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith.” (from Hebrews 12:1-2) To try and stay in shape, these days, I have taken … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Lessons: The Innkeeper

December 18 In the Christmas story, the Innkeeper is seen as a bit of a bad guy. I’m quite certain that he never intended to be the bad guy. His hands were tied. His place was full. As much as … Continue reading

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July 20 “A man sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was asleep, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and slipped away.” (from Matthew 13:24-25) While on this “gardening” theme, I wanted to follow-up on … Continue reading

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Seed of Life

July 18 “…Our inner self is being renewed day by day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16) Before we move on from this topic of our personal renewal – I wanted to give you one more picture that could be helpful in understanding … Continue reading

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The Dress-up Box

July 15 “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision to indulge your evil desires.” (Romans 13:14) We have a box in our basement that doesn’t get used much anymore. But many years ago, when our children were … Continue reading

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Life Lessons… A Struggle in the Journey

January 13 “For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” (Mt. 7:14) A few days ago, was one of those winter days that is very springlike – unseasonably … Continue reading

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