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Comfort Foods

It was a gray and gloomy November day. An icy rain was falling from the overcast sky. The bare trees were mourning their loss of leaves. I felt the day’s cold and darkness working its way into me as well. I zipped up my sweater to fight off the chill in my bones and...

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Chopping Wood

Scripture "As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another." (Pr 27:17) Observation Iron is sharpened for a reason, usually for an implement that does work. Implements such as knives and axes achieve determined tasks, it may be to cut up wood for keeping a fire...

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Closer to Home

"Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.  In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.  And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and...

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Choose Your View

I was sitting opposite a window where the Venetian blind was at its open point. Looking through the window, the edge-on slats of the blind made straight lines down through the view, altering and obstructing what I could see of the garden outside. They seriously...

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Casting

Scripture "Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall." (Ps 55-22) Observation The first thing to do is to throw off our cares, this is an action, rather like throwing off a coat. Sometimes cares creep up on us and other...

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Chariots

Scripture: "Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God." (Ps 20:7) Observation: The chariot and horse were weapons of war and naturally gave an advantage over the soldiers on foot. They were expensive and fearsome. I can...

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Candles on a Cake

"He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall utterly fall, But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles,...

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Bird’s Eye View

"You hem me in—behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me." (Psalm 139:5) Don’t you love the feeling of being ‘on top of the world’? Everything seems to be going j-u-s-t right. Gotta love those times. Yesterday when I parked at the lot on my way into the...

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Bumps in the Dork

I watched as teenagers donned the glasses and attempted to walk. None were successful. They bumped into chairs, bruised shins and some almost fell. They couldn't walk because they were drunk-or at least felt they were. We had enlisted a local law enforcement officer...

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Beyond the Surface

"The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart." (1 Samuel 16:7) The small flats boat was whipping along on top of the sea. No bouncing, just gliding on the glassy waters. What a glorious day!...

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