Category Archives: Forgiveness

Balancing Bethlehem

Christmas can be hard to deal with. It’s an emotional and psychological mixed bag, and that can get confusing. Familiar songs of joy and gladness and feelings of excited anticipation are the expected standard for most of us, but for … Continue reading

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A Way, When There Is No Way

Sometimes repetitious lyrics in praise music get a little too repetitious to suit me, and they kick in something called “the law of diminishing returns.” It’s like loving that first bite of a foot-long hot dog, but by the time … Continue reading

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Old Wounds ~ Enduring Pain

In that part of the South where I grew up, people hadn’t started using hyphens to stick names together, but dragging a kid’s first and middle name together into a moniker that sounded like a single word was commonplace. For … Continue reading

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A Time-limited Offer

I once read about a new group being formed that I really wanted to join. There was an opportunity for securing membership at a very attractive reduced rate, and the announcement included a flavor of urgency with this statement: “This … Continue reading

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For Mom – Reflecting Again on the Brightest Morning Ever

As some of you know, last year the Lord escorted my mother out of this world and introduced her to that place He had gone to prepare for her so long ago. Shortly after that, I shared some reflections surrounding … 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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