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Keeping the Fire: A Life Survival Guide

There is a character in literature that we sometimes call ‘The Hemingway Hero”. Based on some of Hemingway’s characters and inspired by his life- the Hemingway hero is the man who just endures for the sake of enduring. 1,532 more words

Cultural Influences

What's Your Name?

People will ask, “What’s your name?”
Honestly, my heart wants great fame;
The world tells us to just please me,
The Bible presents what is truly free; 184 more words

Jesus Christ


Sanctification is becoming more like Jesus every day through the working of God in us and the working out of our salvation; it’s through prayer for sanctification and watchfulness. 830 more words


Can we see ourselves in these?

I apologize for this post’s brevity. True confession: I am writing it mostly so I can hold on to these two links and write another post or two later that references them. 144 more words


Could Abraham have remained childless?

Those “aha!” moments in Bible study are sweet. It’s the experience the psalmist prayed for in Psalm 119:18 — “Open my eyes that I might see wonderful things in Your law” — and that we long to have more of. 515 more words


As the Ground Receives the Rain

God’s Work Within You

“For it is God who works[i] in you….” (Phil. 2:13)

When we think in terms of being obedient to God and living for God, we tend to think about results.

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Born Again

Keep Climbing

Note: This post was written over the course of three weeks as I ventured through another TRAIL of treatment at the Emily Program

In spirit of my two previous posts on this blog, I disclose my story from a place of transparency and, since I’m being transparent, sincere struggle. 2,394 more words