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Not of This World

It was a long wet winter here in the Midwest. Plenty of snow cover and rain made for some saturated ground as we headed into Spring. Then we were hit with unusually heavy rainfall, especially the last two weeks. Consequently, I stepped out of bed in the basement one morning only to put my foot down on wet carpet.… Read the rest

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An Easter Story

I don’t remember the exact date the first time I heard Jim Cymbala’s Easter story. It’s been in the last 10 years and I heard it as part of a sermon. It touched me so much I found it and saved it.… Read the rest

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Endeavor to Persevere

If you are a Clint Eastwood fan like me the words “endeavor to persevere” should bring a smile to your face. They were spoken by Chief Dan George in the 1976 film The Outlaw Josey Wales. George is telling Eastwood about how the Indians got to meet the Secretary of the Interior in Washington.… Read the rest

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The Art of Losing Myself

I had planned another article for today but I had such a great worship session this morning I decided to go a different direction with this.

There are many types and definitions of worship but for the purpose of this article I am talking about the musical worship we do on Sunday mornings at service.… Read the rest

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A Prayer for Work

Work Prayer

Like most people I spend a great deal of my time at work. In fact, most of my week is spent there. Being a Christian and living out my faith can be challenging at times and honestly, I struggle some days.… Read the rest

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Step Back 5 by 5

Safety First

Step Back 5 by 5 is a safety slogan that we used at work for quite a few years. I pretty much laughed at this and made fun of it the whole time. But recently an incident happened that made me take it and some things, not just at work, but in my daily life more seriously.… Read the rest

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A New Year’s Resolution

Mind Your Own Business

Yes, it is a week after the 1st of the year but the idea or inspiration for this resolution started a while before the 1st got here.… Read the rest

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My Christmas Wish List

Christmas Gift

It’s only a week until Christmas and I was thinking of my Christmas Wish List. I actually haven’t had a real list so to speak since I was a kid but I got to thinking about all the things I have wanted and how those lists have changed over the years.… Read the rest

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