Tag Archives: Romans 15:13

Breathing in

I was diagnosed with asthma this week. As much as it disappoints me, it also explains why I am winded so easily. I thought it was my age, but it’s actually my lungs. The pulmonary doctor showed me how the … Continue reading

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warning lights and flat tires

There are few things more unnerving than seeing a light come on your dashboard as you are driving. Whether it is the low tire pressure, the gas light, or the vague maintenance required, suddenly you are looking for a gas station or … Continue reading

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hope-filled

Throughout today I have been reminded of the hope we have in Christ. It’s not a hope like wishful thinking, but a deeply rooted, sound and sturdy kind of hope, something we can stake our faith and trust in daily. … Continue reading

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brave

The media would have us believe people are brave because they did something that looks more like a gimmick to attract attention than to take a stand for something or someone. Bravery, by definition, is courageous behavior or valor. To … Continue reading

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Abandon [****] All Ye Who Enter Here

I love classic literature. I am nearly obsessed with it. I want to own the book, hold it, read it, and hold it some more; any old printing, any first edition, from classic English literature to early American literature. I … Continue reading

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prayer

I am reminding myself what prayer means and how to pray.  I have given toss up prayers, fervent prayers, pleading prayers, and grateful prayers a lot lately.  But what I haven’t done is any kind of official prayer time in a … Continue reading

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tired

I woke up tired today.  Monday morning-after-a-long-weekend-of-hard-work-tired. It’s Thursday, I have two days of work left before I can wake up when I want to, sleep as long as I need to, and work on the house. I don’t normally … Continue reading

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where I am

One of my favorite books in the New Testament is Romans.  Paul writes to believers in simple terms, sharing his heart for fellow believers, the strong ones and the weak ones, the brave ones, and the timid ones. Paul wrote … Continue reading

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My hope

This past Sunday our pastor shared a message based on Luke 24:13-35, On The Road to Emmaus. The setting is the afternoon of Resurrection Sunday.  Two people are walking along the road discussing all that had happened during the past week … Continue reading

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