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they shall run and not be weary

Praise the Lord! I am so encouraged by Psalm 147. The Psalmist writes, “How good it is to sing praises to our God” and indeed, it feels good to sing praises to our God. Why are we singing praises to our God? We are singing praises because God is gracious. He loves us even while […]

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anxiety coping skills PhD Life

the difference between i can’t do it and i can do it

Most of last week, I felt overwhelmed and thought to myself I can’t do it. I had a sermon and a chapter of my dissertation both due on Thursday of last week. On Monday at noon, I got a call to schedule an interview for that day, had the interview and got hired later in […]

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christianity sermons

a new teaching

In Deuteronomy, it is written that God will send a new prophet like Moses to the people: “18I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their own people; I will put my words in the mouth of the prophet, who shall speak to them everything that I command” (Deuteronomy 18:18). Is […]

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health PhD Life weight loss

done with weight loss

Something just occurred to me. I’m not super concerned about weight loss any more. I gained about 4 pounds last week, then went down about 4 pounds this week. So I’m hovering around a weight I feel comfortable to live in. I can lose more body fat, I can get stronger, I can increase my […]

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health weight loss

the joy of jogging

I haven’t been jogging in couple months. But this morning, I jogged a mile. At first the air was cold and it was had to breathe. But once I got used to it, I was amazed I was jogging at all after a break from jogging! My thought was to jog first block, but then […]