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Live, Life, Laugh

The wonder of a small child.  A babe will cry and then seconds later, smile and giggle uncontrollably.  Vice versa.  A baby will go from uncontrollable happiness to inconsolable distress. I for one, can relate. In our faith, at one moment we will be at the top of the mountain, glorying in Jesus as if …

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The Sticking Point

A few may have once heard of this principle or idea. They know that the “Sticking Point” is the point in which their obstacle or challenge is the greatest. In weightlifting this is a prominent idea. The sticking point occurs during a lifting movement and simply put for the purpose of brevity; it is the …

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Learn to Live

When I was younger, I remember how saturated the Christian media was with questions such as, “Would you die for Christ?” and or “If the situation were to arise, would you deny Jesus in your last moments?” There are hundreds of variations to these questions and upon reflection I believe I know why these questions …

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The Cynical Realist

Many have once heard in some form or another,  “I am not cynical, I am a realist.” Often, I found it true that many people cannot distinguish between the two.  So what does that leave them with? A disappointing reality to live in? Comedian George Carlin once stated, “Scratch any cynic and you will find …

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A Simple and Ordinary Life

“Ivan Ilych’s life had been most simple and most ordinary and therefore most terrible.” Some may recognize this quote as a Leo Tolstoy construction from his work, The Death of Ivan Ilych. This novella presented an allegorical confrontation of death and the fear of thereof.  Infamous religious skeptic, Cesare Borgia, exclaimed as his life slipped …

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The Big Protest

Polls have estimated that roughly 15 million people in the United States participated in some sort of protest in the year 2020. But the purpose of this devotion is not about that.  I want to talk about the big protest. I am speaking about when God protested against sin. How did God do this you …

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Tough Feet

Feet. When I say it, everyone has a thought that springs to the forefront of their mind. We think of words such as smelly, hairy, walk, run, big, small, and so on. It is a body part and like all body parts, it may need some maintenance.  For most people, feet are used so often …

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