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The Shining River


“Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree … Continue reading

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Leaving The Garden of Guilt and Shame


“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.”  ~~ Genesis … Continue reading

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Dream, Explore, Go


“You shall take possession of the land and settle in it,  for I have given you the land to possess.”  ~~ Numbers 33:53 I overslept this morning, a behavior that seems more common lately. I did make to church yesterday. … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Art


“But where shall wisdom be found? …It cannot be bought for gold, and silver cannot be weighed out as its price.” ~~ Job 28:12, 15 The recent national elections for President, Senate and House seats cost around $6 billion dollars. … Continue reading

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Going Onto Beautiful


“Athletes exercise self-control in all things; they do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable one.”                                             … Continue reading

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Pearls and Other Treasures: How Far Will We Go to Find Them?


“The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great price, he went and sold all he had and bought it.” ~~ Matthew 13:45-46 In the 1980’s, the price of oil … Continue reading

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Art, Cabbages and The Spiritual Life


“No good tree bears bad  fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit; for each tree is known by its own fruit.”   ~~ Luke 6:43-44a  My family was known for its colorful sayings. “You can’t make a silk … Continue reading

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