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Old Testament Psalms

Tears in a Bottle

Psalms 56:8  You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book. A friend’s child recently encountered an unkind child at school.  At some point in life, we watch our children be treated unfairly.  In kindergarten, another child threatened my child […]

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Psalms

More than Moving Statues

If you watched the news today, then you may have heard that an Egyptian idol is on the move turning on slow image photography in a museum in New York.  The best hypothesis is that it is moving ever so slightly as individuals walk by causing it to rotate over the course of the day. […]

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Matthew New Testament Old Testament Psalms

The Leprechaun Trap

My son has been convinced that he could trap a leprechaun.  He’s built a number of traps, but no success yet.  If I could be as adept at avoiding traps as the leprechaun, then my life would have been easier to date. Matthew 4: 1- 11 4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the […]

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Proverbs Psalms

The Director’s Chair

The success of any play depends upon the talent and vision of the director.    The director perfects each step, each line, each scene until it plays perfectly.  In my experience, I’ve seen directors pull talent from individuals that I just couldn’t see.  If they trust the director and give into their direction, then something […]

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Are you being fed?

Psalms 81:10-16 10 I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. 11 “But my people would not listen to me; Israel would not submit to me. 12 So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. 13 “If my people […]

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Measuring Your Desire to Come Home

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.   Psalms 42:1 Yesterday was the beginning of a really interesting journey.  I was in a conference in Charleston and so wanted to just get home.  My travel agent adjusted my schedule so that I could return home the next […]