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Tired of Suffering?

A man came to his pastor and said, “Pastor, would you please pray that God will give me patience?” Two weeks later, he returned and said, “Good grief, Pastor! Terrible things are happening to me. My life’s coming unglued.” “Well,”

Are You experiencing A Self-Imposed Fog?

I read a devotional the other day on trusting God through the fog, the writer recounting a difficult drive down a foggy mountain road and trusting God to take her safely home. I have not had that experience of driving

Don’t waste the drive!

One of my favorite weekend pastimes is riding the dirt roads. No destination. No time limit. Just exploring and taking in the scenery. It’s been a long while since I have taken the time to just ride, but my husband

What Are YOU Doing Here?

Once there was a minister who was lonely, depressed and feeling defeated in his life and ministry. One night in his despair, he found himself in a bar on the seedy side of town. With his head bowed low in shame,

The dullest pencil

“The dullest pencil … remembers better than the sharpest mind.” My co-worker, and friend, Ted Cramer, says that all the time, and it is very true. We all like to think we can remember whatever it is we are supposed

Look for the “Bubbles”!

As my car crawled along the automated car wash track, my thoughts drifted to times past, when my husband and I would take our children through the car wash for the express purpose of playing “watch the bubbles.”  “Daddy, my bubble

Is God “shaking” things in your life?

A very troubled Elijah went into a cave, and the word of the Lord came to him saying, “What are you doing here Elijah?” Elijah then began to explain to the Lord how difficult his life was. This is how

When No 1 else cares, God cares!

I have such a love for music that I can’t just turn on one album at a time — I literally shuffle all my songs every day and listen to my collection like a radio station. The only difference between my

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