Category Archives: Devotional

Caution – Bumper Stickers Ahead

Driving to work can be a life-threatening exercise in multi-tasking. We go speeding along in a musically-enhanced, comfort-controlled environment as we do an assortment of important things, like putting the finishing touches on our oral hygiene and adjusting our hair … Continue reading

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Calvary’s Combatants and Easter’s Victory

First, a heartfelt disclaimer—I cannot reflect on the events we commemorate this week and find comments worthy of any of them. Human life’s core meaning, purpose, and value to God is encapsulated within these events. Together, they unveil the underlying … Continue reading

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Where’s the Triumph?

The episode we’ve come to call ‘Palm Sunday’ will be celebrated by Christianity around the world this weekend. It’s an event full of profound implications, but with no public exhibition of miraculous supernatural power. There is no doubt that many … Continue reading

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In Whom We Have Hope

Just a little heads-up in the beginning to let you know that this post is a bit different from my usual fare. Once in a while, major transitional events throw me into a contemplative mood, and this is one of … Continue reading

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“And His Name Shall Be Called Wonderful”

There’s no shortage of evidence depicting our reluctance, and sometimes outright refusal, to acquiesce to the notion of impossibility. In the absence of even the slightest support, something inside us wants to step up and challenge the claim that a … Continue reading

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“Born of Woman…”

When I was a kid, a medium-sized sticky note, if we had had sticky notes, could have held a hand-written compilation of all I thought I knew about spiritual things. One of those few tidbits of eternal truth was that … Continue reading

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