Monthly Archives: July 2015

Melancholy Days

Periodically, I experience a melancholy day. Mine started last night and has continued into today. I’m not always sure why! There isn’t anything specific about which I am worried. The sun is shining outside.  It isn’t seasonal affective disorder (SAD). … Continue reading

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God Markers through Complex Issues

Wouldn’t it be nice if, when we face a complex issue, we could just look for discernible markers from God to show us the right path! This summer when I hiked a bit of the Appalachian Trail you could look … Continue reading

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Divine Appointments

Yesterday afternoon a man entered our office complex and asked my admin to see a pastor. He introduced himself, stated that he was driving by, and had some questions. He began by telling me that around ten years ago he … Continue reading

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Running Scenarios and Lack of Joy

Running scenarios in my head robs me of my joy! What if this happens or this or this? Over the years I have slowly been learning that the only thing I accomplish by running scenarios is to rob myself of … Continue reading

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Vacation days and the Holy Spirit

Barb and I like to slip away on little overnight vacations periodically. It is good for us to take a break from our chaotic schedules and just enjoy being together. Problem: you can’t take a break from the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Mom

It has been just two years since my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and she does not know me anymore. Her disease keeps her in perpetual motion, walking and “cleaning” continuously in the nursing facility where she resides. A … Continue reading

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Thinking about 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22

The last few weeks I have been reading and re-reading 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22. I’m supposed to “rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks” (NASB). And then Paul says that ‘this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” … Continue reading

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