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Battle ready

For the past two weeks our second son has been traveling and visiting friends. His trip has taken him across multiple states, driving over 2,000 miles round trip in the process. He had a great time over all and added … Continue reading

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Mourning has broken

What I am currently facing is not the topic today. My response is. When something tragic or distressing occurs in my life I put on emotional armor and tuck my head a bit, then I tend to charge forward. Much … Continue reading

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We are fools

Reading through the New Testament was a goal of mine as a new believer. I had memorized certain verses during my childhood, but I could not see how they were linked together. I completed a Bible study, which helped, but … Continue reading

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standing weak

I had a chat with a wonderful woman yesterday. As I shared what I was learning through my counseling, she asked if the counselor had ever commented on how strong I was. I cut her off mid-sentence. “No,” I said, … Continue reading

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desperation

That moment when your mind starts racing, trying to find solutions that don’t exist, the feeling that if you don’t figure out how to fix what is wrong and stop the wrong that is occurring, you will be held fully … Continue reading

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the whisper and the wind

The weather is changing across the plains.  The snows are coming to the Rockies and the upper plains states into Minnesota.  Winter is really on the way. Paving the way for this great weather change is the wind.  The wind … Continue reading

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Power and weakness

During the summer I find myself struggling to maintain my quiet time. I wake early each morning to do the various chores around the farm, yet I cannot seem to sit in a chair for 15 minutes to focus my … Continue reading

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The Hard Things

I have something to admit… I struggle with keeping my perspective.  When I have a problem I struggle with keeping it between God and me.  I want to talk about what’s bothering, complain about it, even whine.  It’s a nasty … Continue reading

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