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When entering the prayer chamber, we must come filled with faith and armed with courage.” – A. W. Tozer 

We live in times where God’s people must find a greater level of courage in order to see God’s blessings in their lives and the gospel advance in our world. 1,439 more words


Wisdom is Made By Walking: a book review

I like a good pilgrimage. I’ve read books on it and have friends who have gone a sojourning.   But despite my interest, I have never gone on such a pilgrimage, outside of a couple of backpacking trips in the mountains. 562 more words


An everyday lament

For dying orchids, catbirds
and other occupants —

Paper-thin creamy petals
of an orchid blossom fold
and bow in death

Scattered feathers and small entrails… 241 more words

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The HOW of worship is vital

“EVEN IN TIMES of great danger and haste there is a place for ritual in the spiritual life. God is careful to give very specific instructions on how families should celebrate the first Passover. 108 more words

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Place your bet

Blaise Pascal was a famous mathematician who lived in France in the 1600’s.  A child prodigy, Pascal was also an inventor, physicist, writer as well as theologian.  654 more words

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Life's Journey

Before Ruth Bell Graham died in 2007, she chose for her tombstone an inscription that had nothing to do with her remarkable achievements throughout her life. 124 more words


distant voices | Mom

distant voices
ride waves of morning air
cicadas drone

Today is the anniversary of my mother’s birthday. Born in 1921, she died in 1999. Today would have been her 97th birthday. 456 more words

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