Don’t listen

“In 2016, the average person bought 60 percent more items of clothing and kept them for about half as long as 15 years prior..” That quote is from a magazine/catalog published by a high-end outdoor clothing company. Ironically, after reading that article, I read further and actually pondered buying a new recycled-fabric soft-sided suitcase. The […]

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lightning

Distant gentle thunder

Summer evening. Low rumbles of thunder reverberate across the dark night skies. Flashes of lightning cross the horizon every minute or two. Yet there’s no rain. I’m reminded of how God works in our lives. He’s very powerful. He works continually, often in the background. He loves to remind us of His presence if we’ll […]

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God’s efficiency

God is not efficient – at least in human terms. Flowers are delicately and sometimes flamboyantly beautiful. God lavished His creative powers on these very ephemeral plants (Matthew 6:28-30). It’s like Monet spending weeks on a painting, knowing that the canvas would degrade the day he finished. A shepherd lost one of his hundred sheep. […]

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Listen everywhere

“Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track” (from Proverbs 3). It’s really easy to miss God’s voice. As I go about my day, I get so caught up in the details of everything on my plate that I ignore what God is […]

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God never gets bored

We’ve really enjoyed watching Our Planet, a relatively new TV series. My overwhelming feeling in watching the show is amazement. God’s creativity is incredible. The way that whales work together to catch their prey is a work of art and beauty. Some of the smallest creatures display the efforts of a master painter. The series […]

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