Building a Deep Foundation

When people say, “They don’t build them like they used to,” I think they had my great grandfather’s house in mind. It is a house with two layers of brick for the exterior walls with a rock foundation that is at least one foot thick. It was built more than 100 years ago and now […]

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Pressing On In Faith

Bruised and injured I lay on the ground
My adversaries advance, closing in for the kill
I pull my belt tight around my waist, secure my breastplate
I see their angry faces as they move closer
They taunt me with their screams, “Where is your God now?!”

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Searching

In a packed train, humanity closes in on me. I reach for you, but you are not there. Yet in the solitude of the wilderness, I heard your voice.

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The Struggle Is Real

God’s love is steadfast, eternal, constant. He will not abandon us. At times I question why things happen — the reason for traumatic events. Even though I wrestle with pain, struggle through trials, I do not doubt God’s love for me. His grace is abundant enough to feed my famished soul. Yet I read Romans […]

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Haves and Have Nots

In Matthew 13-1-23, Jesus tells the parable of the sower then explains the parable to his disciples. In between the telling of the parable and the explanation, Jesus said, “For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be […]

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