Abraham and Isaac – Part 1

The story of Abraham and Isaac is like a movie you watch time and again because you notice something new every time. Like all the best stories, it elicits a plethora of emotions. Inspired For years, I viewed this story as inspiration. Abraham obeyed without question and went through all the actions of sacrificing what […]

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When God Forgets

As I walked past a construction area, I briefly caught the smell of cut lumber. It immediately transported me back to my childhood. My parents had an addition built on to the first house I ever lived in. Though I only carry a handful of memories from that house, the smell of cut lumber is […]

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When Life Sucks…

“Life just sucks.” She tried to control the emotion in her voice over the phone, but the tremor gave her away. “Yep. Sometimes it does.” I couldn’t argue with her. We live in a broken world, and sometimes that brokenness just sucks. With the effects of generations and generations of humanity’s sin, it’s no wonder. When […]

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Peace and Trust

What role, if any, does trust play in having/attaining peace? Do they go hand in hand? Can you have one without the other? Curious to know what people think… This was the Facebook status for a friend of mine recently. She poses an interesting question. You cannot have shadows without light. You cannot have gravity […]

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The Gospel and Mornings

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. Psalm 143:8 It’s no secret that I dislike mornings. The only thing I see they have going for them are breakfast and donut shops, sunrises and […]

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Writing the Gospel

I know some of my readers (translation: my family) would like to see posts more often. While I would love to post everyday, as a full time writer sometimes writing is the last thing I want to do at the end of the day. That being said, sometimes I get the opportunity to write about […]

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When Hope Seems Lost

On Thursday, He prayed, “Not my will but Yours be done.” On Friday, He prayed, “Into Your hands I commit my Spirit.” Saturday was quite possibly the darkest day in history, as hope lay in a tomb motionless… What specific areas of your life need a Resurrection?

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