Tending To My Garden

In my uber-busy world, tending to my own garden is challenging. But, I’ve recently been reminded that it is best to focus on what God puts in front of me, rather than looking to see what tasty morsels might be on somebody else’s plate. Being content and grateful for what the Lord has given me […]

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Apart From Christ Nothing Else Matters

It is easy, at times, to get distracted by other people, including co-laborers in Christ, as we do the work of God, sharing the Gospel to all we come in contact with in our daily journey. Even when we are vigilant, pride and envy creep in like thieves in the night, faster than you can shout […]

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The War Between Pride and Humility

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. Proverbs 11:2 NIV Like others I know, I teeter between pride and humility. My ancestral roots wander back to Prussia, a once proud nation that lies in state vanquished into history and banished from the Earth. You might say I was born with an […]

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Keep A Grateful Heart

During a lunch conversation with a spiritual brother of mine, we discussed the important role that gratitude plays in our lives. Thankfulness is vital to our walk as Christian believers. We readily confessed that maintaining a spirit of gratitude is critical to our sobriety. Thankfulness balances the high highs and low lows that inevitably ebb […]

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Killing Weeds

It’s Spring Time! It’s a time filled with glorious sunrises and magnificent sunsets, warm, sunny days, weekend bike rides, the din of kids playing in the park and late evening walks with the love of your life, cherishing the joy of seeing people’s gardens and lawns come to life. Along with basking in the newness […]

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Pride or Purpose?

I’m a prideful creature who can easily lose sight of God’s purpose. While we observe our life through the sin-stained lens of a microscope thinking we see the whole picture, God has a bird’s eye view of the puzzle we call our lives, knowing exactly where each piece fits and what the end result is […]

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