Monthly Archives: November 2011

Obedience is Better Than…

Sometimes God asks a question first to stimulate action or bust someone out of their rut. In 1 Samuel 16, after the story of Saul not obeying God and being rejected as Israel’s king, the Lord basically asks Samuel the … Continue reading

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I got out of my nice, warm bed for this???

The phone rang at 7:03am… I was supposed to be at the gym at 7:00 to meet my trainer for my monthly measurements. His phone call woke me up from a deep sleep. What starts like this can’t end well… I quickly dressed and … Continue reading

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Open the Eyes of My Heart, Lord

Sometimes when we sing I wonder if we really understand what we are saying. The song “Open the Eyes of My Heart, Lord” always reminds me of this. Do we really understand what we are asking God when we say, … Continue reading

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How, God?

Everyday in my daily Bible readings last week someone was asking God some question, and the answer God gave taught me something. I’ve decided I want to explore that a bit and share it on Mondays. We’ll call this “Monday’s Questions … Continue reading

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The Switch

It’s been an interesting month at work. For nearly a year I have worked with the girls. But in some crazy hoopla I was moved to the boys’ cottage. At first I was hurt because it seemed I was being … Continue reading

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On Kites and Sunsets

I watched the kite as it soared above the beach. I thought briefly of how, if the kite had thoughts, it might be frustrated by the string anchoring it to the earth and not letting it fly free, but how that … Continue reading

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Focus on where you’re going instead of where you’ve been…

It occurred to me last week that I’ve been around this mountain before. The path is familiar. If I’ve been on this road before, I should know exactly where it ends, or at least where I’ve stopped before, and that isn’t … Continue reading

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