Telling Jesus What to Do

Recently, a short phrase in Scripture caught my attention as I was going through my quiet time book.*    Stay. You don’t have to leave.

The Scenario

The disciples are in process of telling Jesus what to do. Imagine that! It has hit their radar that the crowd has been listening to His teachings all day. They did not bring any food. The obvious conclusion? “Send the people away to get food, Jesus.” They are being good disciples, don’t you think? They want to make Jesus aware, just in case He has missed something.

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What’s Advent About Anyway?

The Christmas holiday season is almost here! Many people are starting to get excited. Are you?

Have you wondered what the Advent season is about? What is the goal? Why do people participate? What value does it bring to your modern, extremely busy life – especially during a hectic month?

I’d like to tell you a bit more about Advent and why people still participate. Advent starts soon. It’s only days away.

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Key Life Building Stones

This morning, I was thinking about something I don’t often. Foundations. I suppose engineers think a lot more about them. Apparently, the right foundation is everything. From your home to your fence to your raised flower beds, your career, your relationships, your health, your inner heart. Actually, your entire life structure needs a solid foundation. Read More …


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Does Aging Strip You?

I had my annual visit with my Dr. last week. We had a great conversation about aging. Apparently, I’m right on target for getting old! And, although I don’t have control over the inevitable aging process – apparently, I’m making some good decisions.

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It’s Real, And It’s Very Near

Pushing back the curtain, my eyes struggled to focus in the flood of brightness. Gradually adjusting, I saw a story book scene covered in a blanket of freeze. It was breath-taking. Very still. Untouched. No snow falling. Just morning moments frozen in time.

A misty steam lifted from objects as the sun brushed across them. Trees wore perfect-fitting ice gloves. Every tiny twig was transparently encased. Long, slender pine needles were hugged by individual translucent sleeves. Everything hung in united beauty and silence.

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YOU ARE A TABERNACLE – The Most Holy Place

Chances are, you have not thought of yourself as a most holy place. And likely, you have not considered yourself to be a tabernacle. Yet – you are both. You Are a Tabernacle!

WORSHIP is God’s Central Design for Your Life

You were created to worship. It’s your design. You do it even when you are not aware. Everyone worships something/someone. Worshiping the living God is very intentional.

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