Tag Archives: John 16:33

Blessed Are the Dodos?

(Of course, they’re also extinct) unflappable /ʌnˈflæpəbəl/ adjective 1. Hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed. Not the unflappable type? Me neither. But you know what? There’s something better: “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I … Continue reading

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Joy and Nausea

God works in mysterious—and sometimes icky—ways. Some years back I was booked as a guest speaker for a “Halloween Alternative” celebration on San Juan island, the largest of Washington state’s 400 isle San Juan group. Co-sponsored by churches on several … Continue reading

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The Powers of Darkness

Then the powers of darkness gathered their full strength against Jesus and took Him down. And He said, “You win.” But then He rose from the dead and said, “Seriously? April fools!” You can’t keep a good man down. He … Continue reading

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True Peace

“I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take courage; I have overcome the world.” ~John 16:33

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Blessed are the Dodos

(Of course, they’re also extinct) unflappable /ʌnˈflæpəbəl/  adjective 1. Hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed. Not the unflappable type? Me neither. But you know what? There’s something better: “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I … Continue reading

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