A Monument Worth Living For

Today, I am in Washington D.C sitting at a desk in my hotel room that just so happens to have a view of the Washington Monument. From the 6th floor, I can see only the top half of the monument. The bottom is obscured by large, columned buildings, but even...

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Culture Wars v. Culture Cries

Recently I have been captivated by this one particular moment in the life of Jesus.  This moment didn’t involve a mass crowd, nor did it involve a physical miracle or a supernatural manifestation—at least to the naked eye. What it did involve was some healing in the soul that led to...

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How To Get Through The Hard Days

Isn’t one of the sweetest gifts in life the gift of having friends?  I have always said that from a young age, it seems that God has always blessed me with great friends. One of my dear, sweet friends comes to mind today as I sit down once again to...

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What Comes After A Fight?

Have you have ever been through a fight or a battle where you feel like you are being countered or confronted on every side? A fight where you are having to daily lay a tight claim to your peace, health, finances, relationships, or all of the above from being stolen?...

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Allied Forces

“There is only one thing worse than going to war, and that is going to war without any allies.” -Winston Churchill It was the middle of World War II, and the people of Holland were under severe attack from enemy forces. The farming region where fifty percent of the nation’s...

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A Restoration Of Lost Artists

There’s something about beautiful art that just gets me. Last week on my birthday, I had the chance to stand in front of Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”. I got totally caught off guard when I realized I was fighting tears while looking at it. I had no idea why...

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It Is Happening

Something is happening. It’s been said that the more time you spend looking at something the more your life will move towards it. Well it seems to me that this dynamic is highly at work, and is taking us into a new dimension. It’s not just what you look at,...

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What If Mary Had A Vision Board?

Okay—let’s talk Christmas shopping. It’s fun! Well it can be. It’s a time when the Christmas spirit kicks in. It can be a little chaotic and momentarily stressful. Truthfully, it can feel more like a hunt, on the search for gifts that feel like they hit the target, and don’t...

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Honor What You Value

Can you pause for a moment, and remember the last thing you did that was inconvenient, but you did it simply because it was valuable to you? Whatever we value is what gets the majority of our attention, and whatever we look at the longest is what becomes the strongest...

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Let Your Instinct Win The Day

“When the Spirit of truth comes He will guide you into all truth…revealing to you the things to come.” John 16:13 (Voice) There is something pumping in the world now. It can be for the good or for the bad, but it is all being driven by one thing—instinct. The...

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