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Can We Reverse Our “Wing Flaps”?

Photo by Nathan Dumlao Thought for the Week I find the butterfly effect intriguing: the idea that the mere flap of a butterfly’s wing in, say, Nebraska could start a chain reaction leading to a tsunami in Sr Lanka. The point … Continue reading

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The Dawn From on High

Photo credit: Fenced Ranch at Sunrise On this date 45 years ago a sunrise like no other broke upon me. From that time forth I began to learn who I really was, why I was here, and where–or rather to Whom–I … Continue reading

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A Lesson From the Chinese Bamboo Tree

Originally posted on The Victor Negro:
The Chinese bamboo tree takes five years to grow. The seed is planted, watered and fertilised every day but it doesn’t break out of the ground till after five years. Once it breaks through…

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Hope Springs…

Hope doesn’t float, nope, it springs. Around this time every year God reminds us he hasn’t given up on us yet. “Hope springs eternal in the human breast Man never is, but always to be blest The soul, uneasy, and … Continue reading

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Only the Beginning

“And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all those he has given me, but shall raise them up at the last day. For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks … Continue reading

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A Night/Knight in England

When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. It seemed like the Gatwick Express to … Continue reading

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Share Your Story

Has Jesus changed your life? That’s the story He calls you to tell. You don’t have to know the Bible inside and out (although knowing it, really knowing it, will transform you), but you do need to tell your story. … Continue reading

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Living Unafraid

Originally posted on Diary of a Quadriplegic:
Like some of you, I have experienced anxiety and feelings of isolation for the last several months. The pandemic, the political unrest, and other issues facing our world have caused an uneasiness and…

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Not That I Was “Looking for God” or Anything

When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. Now, don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

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The Real Thing

“They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is forever worthy of praise!” ~Romans 1:25 Don’t just talk about what’s Real. Show it. Be it.

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