Category Archives: Reflections

A Time To Clean, A Season for Every Purpose Under Heaven

It’s time to do some intensive Fall cleaning. I walked around our home this morning and took inventory: cluttered closets, cobwebs, dusty corners and neglected nooks, and I felt overwhelmed. I was amazed how quickly it all became disorganized and, well, … Continue reading

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Don’t Take it Personally (They don’t hate you. They hate Christ, in you)

The narrow gate is a road of suffering. It is also a faithful promise of great reward. The fact that we are not wanted here, in this world, to us should be living evidence that we belong to a different … Continue reading

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Define Success.

I think success depends on who you are. Literally. What defines you? What is it that you or I believe gives us significance? I mean, I could be a successful business woman, but if the business went under I would … Continue reading

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When the Fall Comes, The Apples are on the Trees.

Last week, my 7 year old son brought home some artwork from his 2nd grade class. Very simply, it was his drawing he colored, of a tree with lots of apples in it. Above his artwork was the sentence “In … Continue reading

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Re-Birth

What does it mean to be born? The process of birth is a crisis that is at once given worth, not by an army of wise men, not through centuries of human knowledge, but in the very seconds of a … Continue reading

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How God Uses Our Dreams

Ever have a dream that you forget upon waking, but revisits you in the afternoon? It is as if somehow,  the events of the dream seep into our memory in living color from the gray recesses of our subconscious. This … Continue reading

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Banging Down the Door

  Some days, there are moments I am fortunate enough to learn something about my own journey. Today was one of those days. This afternoon I was on the computer hovering over my measly resume and despairing over what options … Continue reading

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Drawing From the Well

“But sir, you don’t have a rope or a bucket,” she said,”and this is a very deep well. Where would you get this living water? And besides, are you greater than our ancestor Jacob who gave us this well? How … Continue reading

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Restless

Placed deep within the human soul is an undeniable craving to search for meaning. From the womb to the grave, every person is given a restlessness that is otherwise difficult to describe or name. But it is there. Whether through … Continue reading

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To Live Like We Were Dying

I think everyone’s heard the song a time or two. But how often do we ever stop “dead in our tracks” to think about it? If we knew exactly how much time we had left, how much differently would we use it? … Continue reading

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