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Remembering His faithfulness

One of my favorite heroes growing up was Indiana Jones.  With a cool hat, a calm demeanor, and a cockeyed grin, he always showed faith that things would work out in the end.  I loved the part in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade when he took the leap of faith, stepping into what he believed was an abyss only to discover that a way across had been there all along.

It’s a good reminder to Tracy and me as we follow God’s call to serve Him and those around us, now and when we get to Cape Town.  It’s important to have faith in His providence for what lies ahead and to strengthen that faith by remembering times He has provided for our needs in the past.

Three reminders came to us last week. Continue reading

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It’s a great, big, small world

Except for college, I have lived my entire life within a 2¼-mile radius.

That’s no exaggeration.  My childhood home, my first apartment, and the three houses where Tracy and I have lived all fit within a 2.249-mile radius circle.  Medieval peasants were more mobile.

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The Unpleasant Responsibility of Praying for Our Enemies

I keep avoiding writing this. It’s been sitting on my computer screen for days, fittingly unwelcome but reminding me of its unpleasant existence.

I have to pray for Boko Haram.

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St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is here! Time for leprechaun jokes, green plastic derby hats, and an authentic corned beef dinner, along with other things not exactly saintly.

Are those the best we can do in his honor? Continue reading

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