Monthly Archives: June 2015

Romans Ch 1 – 4 Chart

IN ADAM IN THE SAVIOR ·          Ungodliness ·          Unrighteousness ·          Suppress the truth in unrighteousness ·          Did not honor God ·          Did not give thanks ·          Futile in their speculations ·          Exchanged God’s glory for an image ·          Exchanged the … Continue reading

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What Daddy Says About Contentment

Be content. But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. Be thankful. in everything give thanks; for … Continue reading

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We All Can Have a Safe Place

In any situation, we can be free and safe. No one should tolerate ridiculous rules or chronic actions that undermine healthy relationships (within current parameters or outside the perimeter). No matter the perpetrator, we must make it clear we will not … Continue reading

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The Forgiveness Project

The Pilgrim’s Progress includes forgiveness: repeated and ongoing. For pilgrims, this is not only possible—it’s the Way. God is the Master of this lifelong Forgiveness Project. His foreknowledge and deliberate acts of Providence cause all the sordid details to fade. … Continue reading

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Merlene

I tripped over a few more episodes of “Hoarders.” Yes, dramatized, but nonetheless mesmerizing. In the story of “Merlene,” a lonely, elderly woman who at one time was a supermodel, we see her squeezing through her hoard—much of which was … Continue reading

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Peepee Sloppies–I mean–Sleepy Puppies

As often happens, something awakened me today in the wee hours. However, resuming my long nap wasn’t an option: my noggin had already kicked into gear. This usually begins with pangs of confession from yesterday (flippant remarks, foolish behavior, missed … Continue reading

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