Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

But he gives us more grace. This is why it says, “God stands against the proud, but favors the humble.” – James 4:6 As a writer, one of the things I constantly try to guard against is the trite, the gratuitous, and the cliché – especially when talking about experiences that are serious, or heart-wrenching. …

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Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. – James 4:14 I have two things on my mind this morning. First, my birthday celebrations over the past couple of days have been full with love, …

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