Are you listening?

Have you ever tried to sit in silence for even 2 minutes?  Try it…don’t think about anything.  Not what you want to accomplish today, what you’ll make for dinner, that conversation you had with your mom last night, work, or what you’ll wear today…see how long you last….

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God is Always Good

“God is good.” This is a phrase we say and hear regularly, and it’s true, but usually only used when things are going well in a person’s life. However, when we say, “God is being so good to me right now” “God has been good to me” “In this season of my life, God is […]

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The Need for Silence

Silence. It is one of the most counter-cultural subjects of our time.  If you do not know what I mean, I wish for one day, your ears could hear what mine do from start to finish. Sometimes silence is interrupted not just by actual noise, but also by the mundane.

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Who Can Compare?

No one’s ever said it to me like that before; that it’s a good thing I can’t be like God in every way. But how could I be called to be Christlike (1 Corinthians 1:11) in every way, and yet in some ways never be like Him?

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Stillness Is Not About Zen

I read an article recently that told me I should always feel encouraged by Scripture. That sounds like a great plan, except for the fact that the Word of God is not a book of feel-good stories. In the Old Testament, we see a history of people – real, human people – clumsily, messily working […]

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If you doubt God, you are not alone

7:09 AM: “Dad is having jaw and chest pains. He says they went away now. I wanted to take him to ER.” I was receiving report on patients when I got this message from my mom. My heart sank. I called her immediately. She told me some more scary details: numbness in his left arm, […]

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