Month: July 2018

Dealing with Disappointment

I hope I’m not alone in this, but I recently had to re-learn a lesson that I thought I learned years ago. It’s a lesson in dealing with disappointment and forgiveness, and a lesson in surrender and faith. Disappointment is commonplace in life. Disappointment is what you feel when you don’t receive something that you hope for. You can be …

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Don’t Brush Off Sin

A popular gripe with the Bible is that, for all of its verses, it doesn’t seem to address specific issues for daily life. Like, where is the verse on how to politely decline a dinner invite or address one’s halitosis? In short, you won’t find a specific verse on those things. And yet, for all of the grumbling on what …

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Nutsedge

In our home, Judy does the weeding and gardening while I mow the lawn. I don’t like yard work. I find myself wanting to curse Adam and Eve when I’m mowing the lawn. It’s their fault we have weeds. (Well, I did my part too). Recently she bought some new topsoil and placed it in specific parts of the yard. …

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What Is Freedom For?

I hope all of you enjoyed yourselves celebrating Independence Day, having had good times and good food with friends and family. And, of course, I hope you were able to blow some things up! (or at least watch others do so) As we celebrate this momentous step of declaring our freedom as independent states from Great Britain, it’s fitting to …

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