Archive for November, 2009

Sunday, November 29th, 2009


Several years ago, the LORD gave me a promise from scripture.  Specifically it was Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV in this quote): 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. At the time I didn’t […]

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Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

See how they love one another

In a pagan world where everyone lives for himself the pagans don’t cry (of Christians) “look at the power of their rational arguments” but “see how they love one another”! – Robert E. Webber, The Younger Evangelicals

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Monday, November 16th, 2009

Important as anything

When people talk about all the things needed to sail around the world they never seem to mention patience, but I’m fast learning that it’s as important as anything. – Jessica Watson A good reminder about patience from the person likely to become the youngest person to ever sail around the world.

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Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Coming light

Noah and I were walking through Tom Thumb grocery store earlier.  And he remarked how much Christmas stuff there was in distaste.  And I told him, yeah, but it can’t ruin it for me.  In fact, it all points me to the real reason for Christmas.  I am overjoyed with it! Advent is coming and […]

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Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Growing through adversity

Fighting some depression today.  Rented Transformers 2 and going to watch it with the kids later.  That will help.  Being with my kids really helps alleviate these dark feelings. However that doesn’t mean that I shouldn’t take this before God.  And in deed I need to allow myself that.  To experience pain and process through.  […]

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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Wondrous promises

I was reading John 16 today.  I was struck by the part where Jesus says something like “For a little while you will have sorrow.  But I will come again, and no one take away your joy”.  Isn’t that powerful?  I mean really!  And is matched well with verse 33 which says “in the world […]

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