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Posts tagged ‘Comfort’

When You Know You’ve Been Caught

post318pic1 As soon as I saw the police car, I knew I was in trouble because I knew the speed limit and I knew how fast I was driving. Instinctively, I continue here

Bearing One Another’s Burden, Carrying Our Own Load

When are we supposed to help others, and when must we refrain? When should we ask for help and when should we refuse it? What if helping someone actually hinders him or her. What if helping them hurts continue here

The Truth About Self Love

I’ve recently heard of a focus among many Christians that has been described as both a “new movement” and “a forgotten way” – something mystical that will enhance our Christian walk. New? Old? Which is it? And what are we missing out on that is simultaneously newly discovered, and recovered? Continue here

When Both Prayer and Gun Legislation Fail… What’s left?

Another Shooting. Another Call for Prayer. Another Call for Gun Legislation. Why is this still happening?

In a social media exchange this week, I was challenged by a gun legislation proponent with this, continue here

Engaging The Battle

For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places (Ephesians 6:12 NLT).

Who was the enemy on Sunday morning in Sutherland, Texas? A young man with anger management problems and mental health issues? A government that failed to pass sufficient gun control laws? The Air Force’s bookkeeping department? The powers of evil? All of continue here

When Seasons Change

Who doesn’t love October, it’s the official start to “Pumpkin Spice” season when we taste and see the beginning of fall – and now it’s over! Winter will soon be upon us. How can that be?

October comes and goes, the weather is brisk, and while I know it won’t get terribly cold in Texas, it does signal the beginning of the end of yet another year. And the years are flying by faster and faster.

Both my dad and I keep reading here

Papa’s New Golf Cart

Brian’s new toy arrived just in time for our sons and grandsons to have a blast driving it around the neighborhood last week. It is the perfect vehicle for scooting here and there, hauling kids with wet towels to and from the pool, and simple joy rides.

Of course, the grandsons both had a turn driving it, but the big boys had the most fun with it. Since the golf cart had to stay on our neighborhood streets, we always knew they were never too far away. There was only so far they could go.

The physical golf cart came with limitations, and I don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to suggest that we, as Christians, put similar limitations on our continue reading here

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