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Trust

I just finished watching The Impossible, a new film in which a youngish couple played by Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts have brought their three boys to Indonesia and settled into a coastal bungalow just in time for the 2004 … Continue reading

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Portable Sunshine

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not yet seen.” –Hebrews 11:1  It’s a beautiful day. I’m gritting my teeth as I write this. Declaring this day beautiful is roughly the equivalent of looking around … Continue reading

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Unconditional Surrender

It was around 10 pm when Bill’s headlights swept through my yard and across the front of the house as he was turning into the driveway. He couldn’t pull all the way in since I was already halfway down the … Continue reading

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Double-Mindedness

“If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is … Continue reading

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Prayer, Part 2

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.”     –Dorothy Bernard As far as I have been able to discern, there are two main reasons to pray: 1) To enjoy intimacy with God by communicating with Him, and 2) … Continue reading

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God as a Last Resort

Sometimes I wonder how God restrains Himself. So often people consider turning to Him only after every other alternative has been exhausted. 

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