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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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About War and Stuff…

Read Joshua 12 Focus on verse 7-8 In an ideal world there would be no war…no violence, no pain, no sadness of any kind. It would be a peaceful utopia of blissful existence. In the first two chapters of Genesis … Continue reading

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Trim that fat!

Read Leviticus 3 Focus v. 1 I like to eat meat – beef, pork, chicken, fish, you name it, I probably will like it. There is also one type of meat that I admit is best with the fat left … Continue reading

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Consequences…

Read Genesis 38 Focus on verse 20-23 Today’s chapter reads like a soap opera that could make The Young and the Restless seem like a children’s story in comparison. The story line is as follows: Judah gets married and has … Continue reading

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Political Activism…

Read 1 Timothy 2 Focus on verse 1-2 Currently there is significant controversy going on in America as President Trump is attempting to establish his role serving as the 45th POTUS. The nation is clearly divided over this with the … Continue reading

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Peaceful and Hardworking…

Read 1 Thessalonians 5 Focus on verse 13b-14 Having grown up in, and bearing the heritage of the German/Russian Mennonite tradition has been something that I have been increasingly thankful for. While I would admit I have drifted away from … Continue reading

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I wanna be like that…

Read Philippians 4 Focus on verse 5-7 Every once in a while I meet a person who makes me think to myself, “when I grow up – I want to be life that!” It is typically a person who somehow … Continue reading

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