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June 19, 2017

I am constantly amazed at how loyal animals can be to their owners.  My dog loves to come and just lean against me.  It seems like She just wants to be close and be able to touch me, and then everything is all right. I know that sometimes it can be annoying, especially...

June 16, 2017

It was late evening, and the disciples were in a boat in the middle of a lake, being battered by the waves and the wind. In the early hours of the morning, Jesus comes walking to them on the water, as if it is the most natural thing to do, but the disciples, seeing Him...

June 15, 2017

Imagine learning but never quite getting the things you learned.  You study, you read, and yet it seems like the information just keeps draining out of you as fast as it goes in.  Fortunately, it's not like that when we study and learn.  We understand at some point, an...

June 14, 2017

Picture yourself walking down a road, the wind in your face. It's a strong wind, and it feels like it takes quite a bit of effort to walk into the wind. So you turn around and start walking with the wind, and it feels so calm.  You almost can't tell there is a breeze,...

June 13, 2017

As I sit reading this morning, my thoughts go to the beauty of the Vitex plant outside my window. It's beautiful flowers bring many hummingbirds to visit early in the morning, and for some reason this brings joy to my heart.  It's interesting the things that bring a sm...

June 12, 2017

Are you one to forgive quickly, or does it take a while for you to get over a wrong done you? Consider the story of this man who wrote the following short letter to his neighbor:

"Dear Frank. We've been neighbors for six tumultuous years. When you borrowed my tiller, yo...

June 9, 2017

In the military, we have each day something that is called, 'The Plan of the Day.' It is a written command about the daily activities that each person is to follow, and it is command specific, and some parts of the Plan of the day are from a much higher command, and in...

June 8, 2017

Proverbs 18:24 says, "A man with many friends may be harmed, but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother."  We all have friends, but where are the true friends? Where are the friends who stick with you through thick and thin?  We often look to the prominent a...

June 7, 2017

Here is a story of two farmers. Each had four sons, and the father in each scenario was honest and upright.  One farmer would make his sons work the fields daily, while the other farmer felt he loved his sons so much he didn't want them to have to work hard like him....

June 6, 2017

Job has always been a story of inspiration for the perseverance of trials, and trusting in God to take care of us no matter what. It reveals a man's heart so devoted to God, that everything he has to go through, although a test, was not revealed to Job, as he was going...

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