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December 2015 Archives

Has anyone ever told you, or implied, that you didn’t “deserve” something good? If someone has, you probably can remember it.  I certainly can.  We all can remember those moments because the idea of whether we deserve things (or not) gets […]

“God, examine me and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.  See if there is any bad thing in me.  Lead me on the road to everlasting life.”  Psalm 139: 23-24 In Psalm 139, King David offers an […]

Now that the New Year is fast approaching, it is the time to make our resolutions for 2016. My resolution for the coming year is to be more grateful.  Mind you, by all appearances, I am a fairly grateful person.  […]

This past weekend we had dinner at the home of one of our neighbors. They served an amazing meal with cuisine that would have outdone the finest restaurant.  It was a lovely evening.  But not surprisingly, all that food made […]

Isn’t that the way most of our problems are successfully solved? To leave out any of those steps seems nearly impossible to me.  I’d like to say that I could leave out the whining, but unfortunately dramatizing problems is my […]

Yesterday was one of those days when I couldn’t seem to do anything right.  I dropped my daughter off at Sunday School 10 minutes late.  Then I had a music practice after church and made one mistake after another.  In […]

So often when we face challenges in our relationships, we pray that God will change the other person.  In fact, we obsess about the multitude of ways in which God should change them.  We don’t even think about asking God […]