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misunderstood

Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked, “Is it so bad to be misunderstood?” He went on to point out, “Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure... read more »

pit dwelling

I have been a pit dweller on several occasions and know the only hope and rope has been our Lord Jesus Christ. Sometimes I don’t notice when others are in a pit. How about you? We seem to get so busy “doing” church... read more »

today #6

Today . . . Lord, I give You the secret place of my heart. That place where I hold the things that have been done to me, and the things that I have done  that I’ve never told anyone about, I give them all to You. I give... read more »

today #21

Today . . . Discouragement is no longer my friend, Fear, no longer my bedmate, Doubt no longer food for thought, Worry no longer my heart’s desire. Instead of giving in, (crumbling from the pressures of Life) I will... read more »

carried

Mark 11:23-24: “I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. But you must really believe it will happen and have no doubt in your heart. I tell... read more »

pray for me

Make my life a prayer to You, I wanna do what You want me to, No empty words and no white lies, No token prayers, no compromise. I love those lyrics from Christian singer/songwriter Keith Green who died almost 3 decades... read more »

covered

Springtime in Georgia rarely arrives without fanfare. While many anticipate the brilliant pink and white azaleas, others stock up on antihistamines and await the onset of the sneezing season. This past spring, the pollen was... read more »

questioning God

Although I’ve been walking with God for decades, I admit that I sometimes still question Him. While I’ve learned not to blame Him for things I now recognize as Satan’s handiwork, there are still moments... read more »

wilderness experiences

God sometimes works in strange ways. Jesus is baptized, and the next thing He experiences is temptation. Led into the wilderness by the Holy Spirit, He’s tempted by Satan—His adversary. Such is the nature of our... read more »

silence of God

She sits alone in her room—dark circles under her eyes, tears running down her cheeks. Since her teenage years, God has been her fulfillment, but her heart still has gaps—empty places, hollow spaces, unmet... read more »
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