Category Archives: CHURCH

Sheep in the Desert

This morning my mind is mulling over two things. Sheep and deserts. A little while ago, on the recommendation of a coworker, I bought the devotional book Earth Psalms by Francine Rivers. Yes, the same Francine Rivers who has written … Continue reading

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Forward Motion

With the exception of a few years after I got married, for as long as I can remember, Saturday night was always the night before church. As a kid, I remember hating Saturday nights for they meant that the next … Continue reading

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Sayonara, 2016

Today is the last day of 2016. Frankly, I am quite glad that it is nearly over. It has been a very long time since I can remember having a year as bad as this past one. It seems each … Continue reading

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More Like a Swift Kick

I’ve been told that God won’t stop pursuing me. I’ve been told that God loves me unconditionally. I’ve been told that God speaks in a still small voice. For the last six months, I have vehemently disagreed with those statements. I have … Continue reading

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The Beginnings of Shattering

Loneliness has become my new best friend. It’s probably a good thing, though, since I’ve pretty much lost all my other friends. Maybe this is how my life has always been destined to be spent. Alone. This morning, I counted … Continue reading

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Belong”ing”

I have been absent from writing for a little while. I never fret over such absences for a few reasons. First, I write for my own benefit. And, if I am to be brutally honest, the writing material that’s been … Continue reading

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I Miss Me

Yesterday was one of the worst days I have had in a very long time. One of the most difficult aspects of living with disease is the unpredictability it brings. I have said this before, but it is worth repeating. … Continue reading

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The Forks Are Out To Get Me

Perhaps you read the above title and thought this was going to be about food. I could SO easily go in that direction right now! I will not, though, and instead, I will save that topic and revisit it soon. … Continue reading

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On Deserts

Have you ever read a book or watched a movie where a character was lost in a desert? The plot line is fairly typical. A beloved character is seen wandering around a barren land. At times he stumbles, even falls … Continue reading

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InDoctriNation

I don’t often write about books I’ve read or movies I’ve watched–I actually don’t watch many movies. I have a hard time sitting still that long. That said, if I am writing about something I read or watched, you can … Continue reading

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