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Another New Year- Will it be different?

I love the Christmas season. It is filled with such hope, celebration and joy. I don’t enjoy the commercialization, the parties, or shopping in crowded stores. But Christmas passes quickly- and New Year’s day comes. This week between the two holidays often leads to some reflection, remorse, and the thought…”What do I want to do […]

Just Imagine!

Just Imagine!

Just Imagine! …more than just the title of an iconic Beatles song, “imagine” is a powerful word. It’s really another word for “faith”. It’s a word that is born out of hope, as Hebrews 11 says… it’s the “things not seen” part of the verse. Things seen only in our minds, not in this temporal […]

Why I don’t drink alcohol – at all!

Why I don’t drink alcohol – at all!

When I say “drinking”, I’m talking about imbibing alcohol. I don’t drink. I make no apologies for this fact. In my opinion, based on Scripture and my life experience, drinking alcoholic beverages serves no good purpose. In fact, it can cause irreparable damage to you physically, mentally and socially. I am not alone in this […]

How to Deal with Fear

How to Deal with Fear

The “fear factor” plays a bigger role in our lives than most of us would care to admit. Fear! As ugly as the word is, yet it is one of the great realities of life. It is often the driving force behind our choices and decisions. The adult, having left behind his childhood dreams of […]

Controlled by Critics

Controlled by Critics

Absolutely nobody likes criticism. I don’t. You probably don’t. Yet we do get criticized sometimes- and it’s never enjoyable. The person who says, “Oh, it doesn’t bother me to be criticized,” is either over-insulated or disconnected. Or maybe just not telling the truth! Criticism is necessary. A person whose life is without criticism quickly becomes out of touch […]

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