Monthly Archives April 2016

Sick Child and a Loving Dad

He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds. Psalm 147:3 (NLT) My two-year-old son couldn’t keep any food down. It had been a very rough night and morning for him. He was trembling and weak as he came into the room where I sat. His eyes filled with tears and the whites of his eyes […]

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Cliff Jumping and Scrambling to Find the Beginning of God

“From eternity to eternity I am God…” Isaiah 43:13a (NLT) You had to do it without thinking or you wouldn’t. I’m not saying it’s the smartest but it’s the only way to cliff jump. If you thought about it at all your feet would stay glued to the rocky ledge instead of making the 40-foot […]

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God Makes Great Things out of the Not-So-Great

        “And we know that God causes everything to work for the good of those who love him.”        (Romans 8:28) (NLT)   It got down to five degrees Fahrenheit a few months ago where we live. That morning, my wife realized that she left a bunch of bananas from the previous night’s grocery shopping […]

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The Coming Storm

Here’s a story I wrote for a Faithwriters.com writing contest about eight years ago. The topic for that week was “In-laws.” I was seriously wondering what to do with that one 🙂 This is what I came up with. The Coming Storm A small drop of water, the first of its kind, plummeted into a slow […]

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No, We’re Getting Out

“For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!” II Corinthians 4:17 (NLT) Even though I live in the Northland, winter is not my favorite. I do my best to be content. Still, I always count down the […]

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