Daily Thought

If you have a past that is haunting you, remember this: A life you can’t relive isn’t worth sacrificing for a past you can’t change.

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December 14, 2014

There are times in all of our lives when we stand at the crossroads of love and self-protection. We can choose self-sacrifice and selflessness or selfishness and comfort. At these times, love requires great courage. These crossroads can come during relational conflict, when health problems […]

November 24, 2014

Have you noticed that we intellectually know some things, but we believe others because we have experienced them? Prior to becoming a writer, I intellectually knew that God was sovereign over my career, but after I started down the writing path, any intellectual thoughts I […]

November 14, 2014

God has led me on many adventures in the last twenty-five years. I have lived in England and Germany and Colorado and Texas and Georgia and Idaho. (And now, after I marry on Saturday, I will be moving to Illinois). I have visited Africa, backpacked […]

November 09, 2014
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Life is filled with beginnings, endings, and in-between places. In-between places are when you have let go of the old, and you are deconstructing some aspect of your old life or calling, but you haven’t yet received the new thing God has for you. In-between […]

October 22, 2014
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 A handful of years ago I got the idea to color in my bible just like I did in second grade. I picked two of my favorite hues: pink and green. Every phrase in which the Psalmist expressed his feelings, I highlighted pink. In the […]

October 22, 2014
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When God called me to write, I knew if I wanted to be effective for Him, I had to write out of my relationship with Christ. And, what could be better than marrying my passion for words with my passion for Jesus? Sadly, after a […]

October 22, 2014
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I once read about a study in which a sample of people were asked to identify the most well-known scripture in the Bible. The majority of those who responded said, “God helps those who help themselves.” This in fact, is not found anywhere in the […]

October 22, 2014

Last year, while on a long hike, I listened to a series of sermons on living a balanced lifestyle. During this audio marathon, I scrolled through a list of articles on my phone by the same topic and came across a quote from a pastor […]

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