Category Archives: Devotional

“The Love Month” Part 4 ~ A Love Gauge that Works

We human beings are obsessed with identifying things and then measuring and analyzing them. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a lifeless hunk of rock, or a living thing. If it exists, we can’t be satisfied until we figure out what … Continue reading

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“The Love Month” Part 3 ~ A Love We Don’t Write Songs About

I love music. Well…, in the interest of full disclosure, I should qualify that statement a bit and admit right up front that I’m probably a little opinionated regarding that subject. What I mean is that I love music that … Continue reading

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Another “Love Month” Begins ~ Part I

In most years, February is probably my least favorite month. It’s a bit early to judge this one yet, but February usually brings challenges we could do without. For instance, before we can manage to pause long enough to be … Continue reading

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To Be, or Not to Be? There’s a Better Question . . .

The anxieties and unanswered questions brought on by these uncertain days remind me of my high school days when, through no fault of our own, we were forced to read Shakespeare. It was an especially abusive procedure for us, especially 

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God’s No Fly List ~ Are You on It?

There are lots of reasons to look for an escape these days. For those of us who consider ourselves conservatives and followers of Jesus, the odds of finding anything uplifting or encouraging in current news reports make winning the lottery … Continue reading

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A Wilderness Appointment ~ The Doorway to Hope

Sometimes I really look forward to writing. The challenge of searching for some combination of words that accurately convey ideas and emotions is stimulating. It can even feel exciting in the sense that it fuels a dependence on God. His … Continue reading

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