Category Archives: Daily Devotional

The Power of Words…

When I was in elementary school I had friends who on occasion would call each other names that were less than flattering. At times like this we would typically respond with “Sticks and stones will break my bones but words … Continue reading

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Peacemaking is counter-intuitive…

My personality does not naturally handle conflict well. My default setting is “avoid conflict at all costs” and do whatever is needed to placate people in order to keep the peace. There is only one problem with this approach to … Continue reading

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Beware the Dark Path…

I have often mentioned in conversations that the truth has an annoying way of finding it’s way to the light in time. Lies and deception are like darkness—it only takes a small amount of light to banish the darkness, similarly, … Continue reading

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Tripped up by my own words…

Funny thing about most humans…we are not real comfortable with silence unless we are alone, and for some of us, even then we don’t like it. As a result we turn on the radio in the car, have the TV … Continue reading

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Legacy…

Every human being that lives and breathes for any length of time leaves behind a legacy of some kind. Whether or not to leave a legacy is not optional for us, the only thing we can control to some extent … Continue reading

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More Observations…

It is interesting to me how people from the same family can have very different approaches to life in general. One sibling is carefree, content to live hand to mouth, not knowing where the next meal is coming from, while … Continue reading

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Content…

I have always enjoyed the challenge of a jigsaw puzzle. Currently, with preschool grandchildren in the house, it has not been a very conducive environment for this sort of activity, although the large twelve piece puzzles the kids occasionally drag … Continue reading

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