That “anxiety” conversation – making some progress

Therefore, humble yourselves under God’s power so that he may raise you up in the last day. Throw all your anxiety onto him, because he cares about you. Be clearheaded. Keep alert. 1 Peter 5:6-8a - NC writer Derek Maul I am a little bit pleased with myself right now (just a little) because I have made some …

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writing about writing – our creativity sings its own song…

Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation    and make it plain on tablets    so that a herald may carry the correct message.Habakkuk 2:2 - working in my study at home If you had been wondering about how late I am with this post, this has been - well - "One of those days!" Extra parent care; lightening storm knocking out …

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Life in Six Snapshots…

This morning I'm simply sharing six snapshots (say that six times, fast!) from the past few days. # 1: First - right - is Rebekah preparing this morning's message for Wake Forest Presbyterian Church. She works on her sermon all week long, off and on, but typically brings everything together Saturday. I love the atmosphere …

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about life – the real thing!

It's interesting to note how Rebekah and I bring different but complimentary approaches to our time with the grandchildren. I guess it was much the same with Andrew and Naomi when they were little - but I think we were so completely preoccupied with raising them that we never really took a step back to …

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wrestling with God

A man came and wrestled with Jacob until the dawn began to break. When the man saw that he would not win the match, he touched Jacob’s hip and wrenched it out of its socket. Then the man said, “Let me go, for the dawn is breaking!” ... Jacob named the place Peniel (which means …

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writer’s block? how about “life” block…?

we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of …

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