Tag Archives: God

Ticket to Heaven?

Real faith, life-changing faith, isn’t legal, it’s relational. So if you’re asking, “How do I get into heaven?” you’re asking the wrong question. Heaven is God’s home, as it were, and the way to “get in” isn’t to pick the … Continue reading

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As the Deer…

“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, therefore our hearts are restless until they find their rest in Thee.” ~St. Augustine ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ May you seek him and find him until you rest in him forever.

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I Hate to Wait!

(Video below) When Abraham was 75, God promised to give him a child. Twenty-five years later, when Abe was 100 years old, Isaac was born. Gee, why the rush, Lord? Hey, to God 1,000 years is like a day (2 Peter … Continue reading

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The Soul is a River

Likewise is the soul a river that flows not only from but to its Source

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Forgiving Ourselves

One of the few things more damaging than not forgiving ourselves is believing that there is nothing to be forgiven for.     “To the Lord our God belong compassion and forgiveness, even though     we have rebelled against … Continue reading

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Little Rock, Big God

“But here’s the real reason my heart is so free, I don’t fight for God. My God fights for me.” ~ Little Rock, Big God I have the Dr. Seuss gene. I’m not sure which oddball aunt or uncle bequeathed … Continue reading

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Beyond the Heavens

Like all beings with souls, I have been perpetually in awe of nature. And yet I’ve always yearned for something more. Even before I believed, I looked for what was “behind” the night sky. I sensed that the spiral precision of leaves, the engraver’s … Continue reading

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