Monthly Archives: July 2010

More Death

My heart was a little deflated or perplexed the other day after I read a devotional by Oswald Chambers. I just couldn’t put my finger on my restless heart. In a matter of a few words, he cuts to the bone and it’s a good kind of abstraction, if you know what I mean. My mind and heart have always battled the “prosperity” gospel. Many well-known …

Finish Strong

One of my favorite verses that gave me the courage to finish the publishing process is from Acts chapter 20, verse 24, which says, “I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me – the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace.” As I travel to speak and give my testimony, …

Risk at Sea

Our family loves the beach! Our tradition is that as soon as we arrive, the roar of the crashing waves usually beacons us to run in for a swim. We arrived this year to see a yellow and red “Caution” flag waving at the Life Guard stand. Immediately, we stopped in our tracks. We inquired about the flag, and we were told 41 people had been stung by …

His Truth is Marching On!

I wrote this morning: July 5, 2010 Thank you, Lord, for a day to remember our country’s freedom! Without it, I think we’d just go busily on our way without stopping to remember what we sought our freedom for. It’s good to take time to acknowledge and be thankful for those who sacrificed for our freedom and those today who continue to. On the way …
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