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Raising the White Flag

Lean in close, I have a secret to tell…I am a recovering control freak.”


Life is good when things go according to plan, when nothing too crazy happens, and when people behave themselves. 94 more words

Isaac the Syrian: “whoever does not know that he needs God's help"

“No one can sense his own weakness if at least a small temptation is not allowed to afflict either his body or his soul. Then, comparing his weakness to the help of God, a man comes to know its magnitude. 33 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Pushing Through

Excerpt from a devotion I’ve kept for several years…

“Trials and hard times are part of life. In fact, they are an important part of life. 190 more words


Living the Way He Teaches

Teach me Your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to Your truth! Grant me purity of heart, so that I may honor You. – Psalm 86:11… 143 more words


Tuesday: Afternoon Prayer


In the church calendar the long stretch of time between Pentecost and the beginning of Advent is known as ‘Ordinary Time.’ Inasmuch as we have celebrated to birth, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus and the subsequent descent of the Holy Spirit; so this time is often seen as representative of the long  698 more words


Thought for the day

Exodus 33:14 The LORD replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”