Not letting worry run away with you.

I was grateful Lystra Tea Company opened early. I needed some coffee. And some counsel. “You look awful,” Tim said. He filled a glass with water and a mug with coffee. I laughed. “Six miles does that to you,” I said. “I’m trying to enjoy running, but I’m guessing that it will never show on […]

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How to think about what is right.

( First published April 11, 2016) In one of his letters, Paul tells the readers to think about things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy. It’s a nice list. But many of us struggle with application. I want to suggest that when Paul talks about focusing on what is right, […]

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These are tough times.

[post by Paul Merrill who writes and designs in Colorado.] Many are calling this the new depression. But then, the press tends to make things look darker than they are. Jesus said, “And if God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for […]

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