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Learned Ignorance

As I understand more of what I’m studying, the more I feel the depths of which I have yet to learn.

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Self-pity

No one wants to listen to someone expressing self-pity.  I was told yesterday, stop this self-pity.  That’s probably what promoted me to come to my blog site this  morning.  I have thoughts, feelings, and want to express them.  No one wants to hear them, no one I can think of.  But maybe there are some […]

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anxiety coping skills faith fear

reality check

I think maybe at times people take life too seriously.  You win some, you lose some…that’s what is helping me keep things in perspective.  Otherwise it can become difficult to breathe!

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faith

Love remains always

I’m sad. Two years ago today was Esther’s funeral. I still remember her mom collapsing on the casket and sobbing. Losses are heart breaking. Esther, I love you. Love remains always. Hope that “God loves you” is reality and not something you hope for. I wish you were here because I miss you so much.

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faith theology

Last Days…Children of the Living God

It really feels like we have approached the last days… I’m preaching tomorrow about how to pray during these times.  How can we pray through grief, sorrow, and doubts?  I found in Hosea 1:10 an answer to crisis we are facing here and now.  Hosea was told to marry a harlot to show Israel that […]