Category Archives: 2015

Not Enough

“Seven cows, plump and attractive, came up out of the Nile and fed in the reed grass. Seven other cows came up after them, poor and very ugly and thin, such as I had never seen in all the land … Continue reading

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The Treacherous Years

“And I said to my soul, ‘Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.’” Luke 12:19 ESV An odd coincidence happened recently. During the nighttime, I had sudden thoughts about the decades to … Continue reading

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Jacked Up

“They do not know, nor do they understand; They walk about in darkness; All the foundations of the earth are unstable.” Psalm 82:5 The clay of north central Texas is known to expand and contract, hence no basements to be … Continue reading

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The Tyro

tyro, noun, a beginner in learning anything; novice. The Fourth Edition of The Elements of Style includes a section titled, An Approach to Style, supplied by E. B. White – every writer’s colleague and friend – who brought us Professor … Continue reading

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Taking on Debt

Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said, “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for me; in burnt offerings and sin offerings you have taken no pleasure. Then I said, ‘Behold, I … Continue reading

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A Pound Of Cure

“Do not be afraid of sudden terror or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.” Proverbs 3:25-26 This month’s LOG came to me … Continue reading

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Stubborn Stain Removal

“Why is Your apparel red, and Your garments like one who treads in the winepress?” Isaiah 63:2 My mother’s generation was really good at getting stains out of clothing. Everything was less disposable then – clothes needed to last – … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation

“It is the Spirit Who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit and they are life.” John 6:63 John Steinbeck is credited with having said words take on flavors and aromas like … Continue reading

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Knock Yourself Out

“Keep on asking and it will be given you; keep on seeking and you will find; keep on knocking [reverently] and [the door] will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7 Amplified Bible This is a luxurious (for me) post in … Continue reading

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One False Thing

“You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? This persuasion does not come from Him who calls you. A little leaven leavens the whole lump.” Galatians 5:7-9 Irwin Shaw gave an interview to the Paris Review in 1953 … Continue reading

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Stella!

“This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day.” John 6:39 About a year and a half ago, against … Continue reading

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