Category Archives: Daily Devotional

It Seemed Right at the Moment…

In my experience, whenever I have found myself thinking or saying, “it seemed right at the moment”, it is essentially a confession admitting that it inevitably turned out to be the WRONG thing to do. This is not all that … Continue reading

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Bee Kind…

Honey is an amazing food source. I have used honey in a sandwich with peanut butter; as a sugar substitute on cold and hot cereal; as a sweetener in hot and cold drinks; in baking cookies and breads, just to … Continue reading

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A Prosperous New Year…

It is New Year’s Eve as I write this, sitting in Chicago O’Hare airport waiting to get on to a flight back home. Nearly every person we have met as we travel on this day has either greeted us, or … Continue reading

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Poverty Redefined…

One of the ongoing goals of humanity in the twentieth century has been the eradication of poverty. While this is an admirable objective, it is one that will likely never be entirely achievable for at least two reasons. The first … Continue reading

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Pride is Not a Virtue…

“At least I still have my pride” is a statement sometimes from a person after navigating a potentially embarrassing situation. My assumption of what is meant by this is that they are attempting to shore up their remaining self-respect and … Continue reading

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Life, Death, and Hope…

Today I became an orphan. My father passed away about eight years ago, and my mother went to join him today. Yesterday was her ninetieth birthday. Our family has been planning a big birthday celebration for her since last summer. … Continue reading

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The Price of Wisdom…

There are things that money can buy—like food, clothing and transportation, and then there are the things money cannot buy, which, like the VISA commercial tells us, are priceless. We live in a culture where money represents power. The more … Continue reading

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